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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PEACOCKS

The poor Frenchmen looked like peacocks in their dress, but we did not envy them their finery.

It was surrounded by many-colored clouds, and peacocks and cranes were flying about it.

Gypsies, like peacocks, thrive best when allowed to range afar.

But, Susie, do you know, I'm greatly horrified at the penwipers of peacocks' feathers!

I wonder when Solomon got his ivory and apes and peacocks, whether he ever had time to look at them.

At this point the peacocks came round the corner on a puff of wind.

Swans and peacocks were regarded as great dainties in the Middle Ages.

Peacocks, &c.: carve like you do the Crane, keeping their feet on.

Your letter has made me as proud and conceited as ten peacocks.

Peacocks and birds of paradise were depicted on its silken hangings.