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synonyms for coxcomb

  • buck
  • cap
  • dandy
  • dude
  • fob
  • fool
  • hinge
  • popinjay
  • exquisite
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Parr was an arrogant old coxcomb, who abused the respectful kindness he received, and took his pipe into drawing-rooms.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Whereat Morsfield, certain that his parasitic thrasyleon apeing coxcomb would avoid extremities, mimicked him execrably.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Ill neer play at cards more when clubs is trump: I have a goodly coxcomb, sister, have I not?
THE MERMAID SERIES. EDITED BY H. ELLIS. THE BEST PLAYS OF THE OLD DRAMATISTS. THOMAS DEKKER. EDITED, WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY ERNEST RHYS.THOMAS DEKKER
George, though no coxcomb, had always dressed well and expensively; and George appeared inclined to do so still.
THE SHADOW OF ASHLYDYATMRS. HENRY WOOD
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.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
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.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VIII (OF X) - CONTINENTAL EUROPE II.VARIOUS
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
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COXCOMB

  • coxcomb
  • dandy
  • dude
  • fashion plate
  • fine gentleman
  • fop
  • lady-killer
  • lounge lizard
  • person of fashion
  • popinjay
  • swell
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