Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

coxcombry

play
noun cox·comb·ry \ˈkäks-kəm-rē, -ˌkōm-\

Definition of coxcombry

plural

coxcombries

  1. :  behavior that is characteristic of a coxcomb :  foppery



1770

First Known Use of coxcombry

1770


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up coxcombry? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).