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The meaning of Coxcombs

Coxcombs – definition

noun

The crest or comb of a domestic cock.

noun

A tropical plant with a crest of tiny yellow, orange, or red flowers, grown as a pot plant.

noun

A brightly coloured orchid of southern north america, related to the coralroots.

noun

A vain and conceited man; a dandy.

Usage examples:

His manner assures her ‘that he was exactly the coxcomb she had heard him described to be.’
noun

Variant spelling of cockscomb (sense 2).

noun

A man who is too proud of his appearance

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考克斯, 花花公子

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Coxcombs, Hanekam, Kwast, Fat

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Coxcombs, Muscadin

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Coxcombs, Stutzer

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कॉक्सकॉम्ब्स

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Coxcomb, Berretto da giullare

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Coxcombs, 맨드라미

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Гребешки, Фат, Щеголь, Хлыщ, Пижон

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Peluqueros, Fatuo, Mequetrefe, Cresta de gallo, Cresta de crías de gallina

Word origin

mid 16th century (denoting a simpleton): variant of cockscomb, in the sense ‘jester's cap’ (resembling a cockscomb), hence ‘a jester, a fool’.

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