Coxcombical
Coxcombical Cox*comb"ic*al (k?ks-k?m"?-kal), a. Befitting or indicating a coxcomb; like a coxcomb; foppish; conceited. -- {Cox*comb"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

Studded all over in coxcombical fashion with little brass nails. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]


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  • coxcombical — adjective see coxcomb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coxcombical — See coxcomb. * * * …   Universalium

  • coxcombical — adjective Like, or in the style of, a coxcomb …   Wiktionary

  • coxcombical — adj. conceited, foppish; like a coxcomb …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coxcombical — a.; (also coxcomical) Foppish, conceited, vain, pretentious …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • coxcombical — cox·comb·i·cal …   English syllables

  • coxcombical — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coxcombically — Coxcombical Cox*comb ic*al (k?ks k?m ? kal), a. Befitting or indicating a coxcomb; like a coxcomb; foppish; conceited. {Cox*comb ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] Studded all over in coxcombical fashion with little brass nails. W. Irving. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coxcomb — coxcombical /koks kom i keuhl, koh mi /, coxcombic, adj. coxcombically, adv. /koks kohm /, n. 1. a conceited, foolish dandy; pretentious fop. 2. Archaic. head; pate. 3. Obs. cockscomb (def. 2). [1565 75; sp. var. of COCKSCOMB] Syn. 1. dude,… …   Universalium

  • coxcombicality — coxcombicalˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑coxcomb …   Useful english dictionary

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