Definitions

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  • adj. Characteristic of a peacock; striking; ostentatious

Etymologies

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peacock +‎ -ish

Examples

  • May 23rd, 2008 at 9:57 am crap – that means the design will either be peacockish or too pedestrian; too many cooks.

    it’s only — a year — a-way! | clusterflock

  • Yes, I would do if it meant I was never taken seriously, but equally you could say how dull for men that they don't have the outlet we have, to have fun with clothes and be peacockish.

    The Guardian World News

  • Prices start at £200 for a two-piece suit, but the point of bespoke is surely to opt for something unusual, even peacockish.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Heather Chaplin and Aaron Ruby's "Smartbomb," a book about the industry, recounts the peacockish outfits and hair styles he has showcased at industry expos over the years.

    the-inbetween.com

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