Origin of peacock
OTHER WORDS FROM peacockpea·cock·er·y, peacockism, nounpeacockish, peacocky, adjectivepea·cock·ish·ly, adverbpea·cock·ish·ness, noun
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Other definitions for peacock (2 of 2)
How to use peacock in a sentence
Paramount Plus will compete with NBC Universal’s Peacock and Warner Media’s HBO Max, which launched eight and 10 months earlier, respectively.With Paramount Plus, ViacomCBS marshals new weapons in the streaming wars|Steven Zeitchik|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
Stream Downton Abbey on Amazon Prime or Peacock, and Bridgerton on Netflix.The New Class of Comfort TV: 16 Shows to Watch When You Run Out of Friends and The Office|Eliana Dockterman|February 10, 2021|Time
For example, NBCUniversal’s Peacock is in a similar distribution standoff with Samsung that it has been in with Amazon and Roku, according to The Information.Smart TVs have become the new front in the connected TV platform battle|Tim Peterson|February 8, 2021|Digiday
Peacock has shows from corporate parent Comcast’s Spanish-language property Telemundo.The Best Result of the Streaming Boom? America Finally Loves Foreign-Language TV|Judy Berman|January 22, 2021|Time
The stalemate likely involves Samsung wanting to be able to sell a share Peacock’s ad inventory.Future of TV Briefing: Free, ad-supported streaming TV bubble nears an inflection point|Tim Peterson|January 20, 2021|Digiday
Peacock served as an expert witness on grizzlies in federal court for Glacier National Park.
Doug Peacock has been writing and lecturing about Yellowstone's bears for 40 years.
Among the angels is Tawuse Melek, who is often called the peacock angel.Fighting Back With Faith: Inside the Yezidis’ Iraqi Temple|Michael Luongo|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sure, Katy Perry might want to “see your peacock” but Lana wants to ride it down the street while doing a parade wave.
Efron, in a blink, went from shy concealment to peacock-ish display.
The Daily News, in referring to this, suggests that "peacock temper" was a misprint for "pique, or temper."
They went away feeling ready for any trouble in reason, and they gave Leo more peacock feathers and pence than he could count.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Jessie had dressed Henrietta, and the child was preening herself in the sun like a peacock.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
Occasionally Malcolm shot a peacock, but shooting birds with a revolver is a difficult sport and wasteful of ammunition.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Jackson went among his men boasting loudly how he had taken the starch out of that young peacock of a captain.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
British Dictionary definitions for peacock (1 of 2)
Derived forms of peacockpeacockish, adjectivepeahen, fem n
Word Origin for peacock
British Dictionary definitions for peacock (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with peacock
see proud as a peacock.