coxcombry

coxcombry

[koks-kohm-ree]
noun, plural coxcombries.
1.
the manners or behavior of a coxcomb.
2.
a foppish trait.

Origin:
1600–10; coxcomb + -ry

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coxcombry (ˈkɒksˌkəʊmrɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
conceited arrogance or foppishness

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