adjective see peacock I

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  • peacockish — See peacock. * * * …   Universalium

  • peacockish — adjective Characteristic of a peacock …   Wiktionary

  • peacockish — adj. like a peacock; boastful, tending to show off; conceited, arrogant; vain, egotistical …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peacockish — pea·cock·ish …   English syllables

  • peacockish — …   Useful english dictionary

  • peacock — I. noun Etymology: Middle English pecok, from pe (from Old English pēa peafowl, from Latin pavon , pavo peacock) + cok cock Date: 14th century 1. a male peafowl distinguished by a crest of upright feathers and by greatly elongated loosely webbed… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mod revival — Stylistic origins Mod, rhythm and blues, jazz, reggae, ska, soul, beat, power pop, pub rock, punk rock, new wave[1][2] …   Wikipedia

  • peacocky — See peacockish. * * * …   Universalium

  • peacock — peacockery, peacockism, n. peacockish, peacocky, adj. peacockishly, adv. peacockishness, n. /pee kok /, n., pl. peacocks, (esp. collectively) peacock. v. n. 1. the male of the peafowl distinguished by its long, erectile, greenish, iridescent tail …   Universalium

  • biggety — Synonyms and related words: aggressively self confident, bluff, bold, brash, bumptious, cheeky, chesty, chutzpadik, cocky, conceited, contemptuous, crusty, derisive, disrespectful, facy, flip, flippant, forward, fresh, gally, gratuitous, immodest …   Moby Thesaurus

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