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English noun: coxcomb

1. coxcomb (person) a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments


Synonymscockscomb


Broader (hypernym)beau, clotheshorse, dandy, dude, fashion plate, fop, gallant, sheik, swell

2. coxcomb (artifact) a cap worn by court jesters; adorned with a strip of red


Synonymscockscomb


Broader (hypernym)cap

3. coxcomb (animal) the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds


Synonymscockscomb, comb


Broader (hypernym)crest


Part meronymgallinacean, gallinaceous bird









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