coxcombry

noun
cox·​comb·​ry | \ ˈkäks-kəm-rē How to pronounce coxcombry (audio) , -ˌkōm- \
plural coxcombries

Definition of coxcombry

: behavior that is characteristic of a coxcomb : foppery

First Known Use of coxcombry

1770, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coxcombry was in 1770

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coxcombly

coxcombry

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“Coxcombry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coxcombry. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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