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 Webster]


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  • coxcombically — coxcombˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑coxcomb …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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