coxcombic /-kōmˈ or -komˈ/, coxcombˈical or coxcomˈical adjective
1. Foppish
2. Vain
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Main Entry:coxcomb

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  • Coxcomical — Cox*com ic*al (k?ks k?m ? kal), a. Coxcombical. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coxcomical — a. See coxcombical …   New dictionary of synonyms

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  • affected — a. 1. Assumed, feigned, unnatural, artificial, insincere, canting. 2. Assuming, pretending, pretentious, conceited, vain, coxcomical, foppish …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • coxcombical — a.; (also coxcomical) Foppish, conceited, vain, pretentious …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • foppish — a. Dandyish, coxcomical, dandified, vain of dress …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • priggish — a. Conceited, affected, prim, pert, saucy, coxcomical, foppish, vain, affected, (colloq.) …   New dictionary of synonyms

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