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Definition of Peacockish
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Literary usage of Peacockish
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1. Book on the physician himself and things that concern his reputation and success by Daniel Webster Cathell (1898)
""Cupid, have mercy I" Such peacockish individuals may be admired, but they are not usually chosen by discerning persons seeking a guardian for their health. ..."
2. Monarchies: What are King and Queens For? by Tom Bentley, James Wilsdon (2002)
"Recently, peacockish elements of the male royal wardrobe have emerged as elements of the images of rap stars such as Puff Daddy - and spoof stars such as ..."