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See definition of peacocking on Dictionary.com
  • as inpose
  • as inpose
  • as instrut
  • as inswagger
  • as inswank
  • as inswash

synonyms for peacocking

  • arrange
  • model
  • peacock
  • poise
  • position
  • posture
  • strut
  • sit for
  • strike a pose
  • affect
  • act
  • attitudinize
  • feign
  • grandstand
  • impersonate
  • masquerade
  • peacock
  • playact
  • posture
  • profess
  • purport
  • sham
  • make believe
  • make out like
  • pass off
  • put on airs
  • put up a front
  • show off
  • strike an attitude
  • take off as

antonyms for peacocking

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  • go
  • move
  • withhold
  • conceal
  • hide
  • deprecate
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How to use peacocking in a sentence

I would stand some things myself, because it rather amuses a man to see a fine girl peacocking.
THE SHUTTLEFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
And Aunt Hannah in her enraged scorn even undertook a grotesque and mincing imitation of the peacocking aforesaid.
THE HISTORY OF DAVID GRIEVEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
What did she want with that peacocking—wasting time and money; there was nothing in it!
THE FORSYTE SAGA, VOLUME III.JOHN GALSWORTHY
For Charlotte had come in with a platter, and Nan turned about, peacocking before her unsurprised gaze.
OLD CROWALICE BROWN
Tourists as nuns, tourists as Turks, tourists as God-knows-what, all preening and peacocking!
THE FORTIETH DOORMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY
The King and Queen, it was said, did not like this peacocking, but might not help it.
1492MARY JOHNSTON
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