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Parr was an arrogant old coxcomb, who abused the respectful kindness he received, and took his pipe into drawing-rooms.
Whereat Morsfield, certain that his parasitic thrasyleon apeing coxcomb would avoid extremities, mimicked him execrably.
Ill neer play at cards more when clubs is trump: I have a goodly coxcomb, sister, have I not?
George, though no coxcomb, had always dressed well and expensively; and George appeared inclined to do so still.
For it was impossible to be angry with a little coxcomb of such pitiful intelligence.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
A pinch of philosophy is therefore sprinkled about a wig, and the wearer is not necessarily a coxcomb.
The coxcomb was trying to get two hundred guineas, and the British commercial critic spotted it.
THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLERELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
This public man, of inflexible probity, is in his drawing-room an intolerable coxcomb.
Without being more of a coxcomb than was inevitable, he was aware that he had a way of pleasing women.
A COUNTRY GENTLEMAN AND HIS FAMILYMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
It was so likely that Chatty would go on waiting for him, thinking of him, for years perhaps, the coxcomb that he was!
A COUNTRY GENTLEMAN AND HIS FAMILYMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT

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