Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 5/14/14 Coxcomb

Coxcomb (noun)
cox·comb [koks-kohm]


noun
1. a conceited, foolish dandy; pretentious fop.
2. Archaic. head; pate.
3. Obsolete, cockscomb (def 2).

Synonyms
1. dude, popinjay, jackanapes.

Origin: 1565–75; spelling variant of cockscomb

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