Definition of coxcombery in US English:

coxcombery

noun

  • See coxcomb

    • ‘The buttons are worn about an inch apart, evincing les coxcombery than in the defunct days of close buttons.’
    • ‘A review charges Carlyle with carrying "quaintness, neologism and coxcombery" through three volumes of "flippant pseudo-philosophy."’
    • ‘Mr. Haines stirred up a good deal of merriment by his coxcombery and cheek.’

Pronunciation

coxcombery

/-ˌkōm(ə)rē/