noun, plural pea·cocks, (especially collectively) pea·cock.
verb (used without object)
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Origin of peacock
OTHER WORDS FROM peacockpea·cock·er·y, peacockism, nounpeacockish, peacocky, adjectivepea·cock·ish·ly, adverbpea·cock·ish·ness, noun
Words nearby peacock
Definition for peacock (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for peacock
Peacock served as an expert witness on grizzlies in federal court for Glacier National Park.
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.
The Peacock Inn was recently restored and has a marvelous dining room and intimate bar.
Prince Edward was there with his wife Sophie, who wore an electric blue suit and a peacock feather hat.Sophie Dazzles in Electric Blue at Royal's Easter Service|Tom Sykes|March 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Yes, I am one of the dwellers in the happy garden," answered the Peacock, strutting.The Curious Book of Birds|Abbie Farwell Brown
His whole solemn person suggested the idea of a military peacock, a peacock who was carrying his tail spread out on his breast.Original Short Stories of Maupassant, Volume 1|Guy de Maupassant
Quecholli means 'peacock,' but the interpreter of the Codex Telleriano-Remensis calls it the 'serpent of the clouds.'The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 2|Hubert Howe Bancroft
He thought he would remember this and speak of it to the Geese some time when they were praising the Peacock's train.Among the Farmyard People|Clara Dillingham Pierson
This bright idea pleased everyone, for your Montenegrin dearly loves "to peacock."Through the Land of the Serb|Mary Edith Durham
British Dictionary definitions for peacock (1 of 2)
noun plural -cocks or -cock
Derived forms of peacockpeacockish, adjectivepeahen, fem n
Word Origin for peacock
British Dictionary definitions for peacock (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with peacock
see proud as a peacock.