peacockery


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peacockery

(ˈpiːkɒkərɪ)
n
proud or ostentatious display
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Much of Amis's appeal, it seems, rests upon the sort of confidence and peacockery that he describes in others.
The NCUA board meetings could run on and on and on and on with the customary political peacockery. Standard time limits can be set to eliminate this problem.
While peacockery has become increasingly popular in the past decade, there's a case for a simplicity and rigor, for creating a singular image of oneself," Esquire's Max Berlinger writes.