Definition of peacock-like in English:

peacock-like

adjective

  • Like or characteristic of a peacock; ostentatious.

adverb

  • After the manner of a peacock.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Abraham Fleming (c1552–1607), author, literary editor, and Church of England clergyman. From peacock + -like.

Pronunciation

peacock-like

/ˈpiːkɒklʌɪk/