Definition of Peacocky

1. Adjective. Resembling a peacock: proud and boastful ¹

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Definition of Peacocky

1. vain [adj -COCKIER, -COCKIEST] - See also: vain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peacocky

peacock flower
peacock flower fence
peacock ore
peacock worm
peacock worms
peacocked
peacockeries
peacockery
peacockier
peacockiest
peacocking
peacockish
peacocks
peacocky (current term)
peacod
peacods
peacotum
peacotums
peafowl
peafowls
peag
peage
peages
peagrit
peagrits
peagrowing
peags
peahen

Literary usage of Peacocky

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1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"Hence peacocky = showy ; as verb — (i) to display (as a peacock its tail), ... Bushranger was pronounced peacocky, a three-cornered brute, ..."

2. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1896)
"... and does it peacocky. Now, I give you fair warning, you know. She 's more than any man's match.' ' I dare say I shall think the same when she has beaten ..."

3. The Historic Note-book: With an Appendix of Battles by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1903)
"... Castle in ' a very peacocky style.' Peacock's Feather. The oadg* of the Chinese general. ..."

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