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See definition of peacocks on Dictionary.com
  • as inbraggart
  • as invaunter
  • as infop
  • as inpose
  • as inpose
  • as instrut
  • as inswagger
  • as inswank
  • as inswash

synonyms for peacocks

  • blatherskite
  • blowhard
  • blusterer
  • boaster
  • brag
  • braggadocio
  • bragger
  • egotist
  • exhibitionist
  • gasbag
  • grandstander
  • hotshot
  • know-it-all
  • peacock
  • ranter
  • raver
  • show off
  • swaggerer
  • swashbuckler
  • trumpeter
  • windbag
  • bag of wind
  • big talker
  • big-timer
  • bigmouth
  • gascon
  • strutter
  • swelled head
  • 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
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How to use peacocks in a sentence

A number of peacocks, silver-pheasants, mandarin-ducks, and deer are preserved in their gardens.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
They killed several peacocks; the enraged people fell upon them and ill-used them in such a way that they shortly afterwards died.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The hedges are shaped into peacocks, and not unfrequently into ladies and gentlemen dancing a minuet.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
It was a show to be proud of, and in point of colour resembling solar spectrums, or peacocks' tails.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
What are those strange-looking beasts mincing along like gigantic peacocks?
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
There is a special point for us to observe in those dark peacocks.
LECTURES ON LANDSCAPEJOHN RUSKIN
According to another source the sacrifice to the evil spirit is said to have consisted of nine red cocks, and nine peacocks eyes.
IRISH WITCHCRAFT AND DEMONOLOGYST. JOHN D. (ST. JOHN DRELINCOURT) SEYMOUR
In this one traces of peacocks and other figures in fresco, ornamenting the divisions between the rows, are still visible.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
Women may be vain as peacocks, but for prinking, dandifying vanity, commend me to a pair of foreign war-captains.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
Then John looks after the staggery; Henry works the coloured fountain; and Peter paints the peacocks' tails.
HAPPY DAYSALAN ALEXANDER MILNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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