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coxcombry

[koks-kohm-ree] /ˈkɒksˌkoʊm ri/
noun, plural coxcombries.
1.
the manners or behavior of a coxcomb.
2.
a foppish trait.
Origin of coxcombry
1600-1610
First recorded in 1600-10; coxcomb + -ry
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coxcombry

/ˈkɒksˌkəʊmrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
conceited arrogance or foppishness
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