coxcombical

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cox·comb

 (kŏks′kōm′)
n.
1. A conceited dandy; a fop.
2. Obsolete A jester's cap; a cockscomb.

[Middle English cokkes comb, crest of a cock : cokkes, genitive of cok, cock; see cock1 + comb, crest; see comb.]

cox·comb′i·cal (-kōm′ĭ-kəl) adj.

coxcombical

(ˌkɒksˈkəʊmɪkəl) ,

coxcombic

or

coxcomical

adj
1. of or resembling the characteristic nature of a coxcomb
2. conceited; foppish