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noun as in fop

verb as in pose

verb as in strut


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Most of them were large birds—hawks, egrets, and even peacocks—for spectacular visual effect as they took flight.

By the time the maids got back from the shore, peacocks had wrecked havoc on the waiting food.

Wood pigeon, pheasant, partridge, grouse, peacocks, hares, wild rabbits, and waterfowl are all dietary staples.

In addition to several peacocks, she owned mallards, pheasants, bantams, and a one-eyed swan.

A number of peacocks, silver-pheasants, mandarin-ducks, and deer are preserved in their gardens.

They killed several peacocks; the enraged people fell upon them and ill-used them in such a way that they shortly afterwards died.

The hedges are shaped into peacocks, and not unfrequently into ladies and gentlemen dancing a minuet.

It was a show to be proud of, and in point of colour resembling solar spectrums, or peacocks' tails.

What are those strange-looking beasts mincing along like gigantic peacocks?

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On this page you'll find 185 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to peacocks, such as: blatherskite, blowhard, blusterer, boaster, brag, and braggadocio.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.