coxcomb

(redirected from coxcombry)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.

coxcomb

amaranthusdeflexus, A. hybridus.
References in periodicals archive ?
The first indication that the letter is to take this spectacular turn comes early on with an attack on "spiritual pride and intellectual coxcombry which has been so often the bane of the studious and learned
Now, Lamb writes, "We must love or hate--acquit or condemn--censure or pity--exert our detestable coxcombry of moral judgment upon everything.