peacock definition

  • noun:
    • A male peafowl, distinguished by its crested head, brilliant blue or green plumage, and very long altered back feathers being marked with iridescent eyelike places and therefore are spread in a fanlike type.
    • A peafowl, either man or woman.
    • A vain person; a dandy.
    • A male or female pheasant regarding the two genera: Pavo or Afropavo, whose males have extravagant tails.
    • A vainglorious person
    • a man of any pheasant of the genus Pavo, that at the very least two types tend to be understood, native of Southern Asia while the East Indies.
    • In common usage, the species overall or collectively; a peafowl.
    • A bird regarding the genus Pavo, especially the male, that the feminine is a peahen additionally the youthful a pea-chick. See peafowl.
    • [capitalized] In astronomy, the constellation Pavo.
    • European butterfly having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot
    • male peafowl; having a crested mind and extremely large fanlike tail marked with iridescent eyes or spots
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To strut about like a peacock; exhibit yourself vainly.
  • others:
    • resulting in to strut or present making an exhibition of your beauty, beauty, or any other good qualifications; ergo, to render proud, vain, or haughty; make a display of.
    • To strut about like a peacock, or in a manner suggesting vanity: as, she peacocked down and up the terrace.
    • to choose the ‘eyes’ from the land by identifying of buying within the choice pieces and waterfrontages so the adjoining area is practically ineffective to any one else.

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