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n. pl. cox·comb·ries
Behavior that is characteristic of or appropriate to a coxcomb; foppish conceit.
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n, pl -ries
conceited arrogance or foppishness
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n., pl. -ries.
1. the manners or behavior of a coxcomb.
2. a foppish trait.
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foolish conceit or vanity; behavior typical of a coxcomb.See also: Behavior
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