Translation of coxcomb in Spanish:


petimetre, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑksˌkoʊm/ /ˈkɒkskəʊm/


  • 1

    petimetre masculine dated
    • His manner assures her ‘that he was exactly the coxcomb she had heard him described to be.’
    • Wouldn't that be egg all over the face of the dizzy-eyed coxcomb of a Prime Minister.
    • As an afterthought, the red-headed girl suddenly added, ‘Good gracious, that Adam Weatherly is such a coxcomb.’
    • He was annoyed at the man's insolence but realised he must have appeared a coxcomb in Mr. Howitt's eyes.
    • He is a silly and superficial man, a fop or coxcomb.