peacocky
adjective see peacock I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • peacocky — 1. Flashy. 2. Exhibiting excessive flair for the purposes of gaining praise and adulation. When around a pretty girl, he gets very peacocky, displaying all of his colorful feathers …   Dictionary of american slang

  • peacocky — 1. Flashy. 2. Exhibiting excessive flair for the purposes of gaining praise and adulation. When around a pretty girl, he gets very peacocky, displaying all of his colorful feathers …   Dictionary of american slang

  • peacocky — ˈpēˌkäkē adjective ( er/ est) 1. : peacockish a decidedly peacocky horse in the ring 2. : exhibiting a showy air …   Useful english dictionary

  • peacocky — See peacockish. * * * …   Universalium

  • peacocky — adjective Resembling a peacock: proud and boastful …   Wiktionary

  • peacocky — Synonyms and related words: aggressively self confident, biggety, bumptious, chesty, chichi, cocky, conceited, flamboyant, immodest, know it all, obtrusive, ostentatious, overwise, peacockish, perk, perky, pert, pretentious, puffed up, self… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • peacocky — adj. haughty, arrogant; self assured …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peacocky — pea·cocky …   English syllables

  • 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

  • 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

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