Synonyms of cockscomb


1. cockscomb, common cockscomb, Celosia cristata, Celosia argentea cristata, herb, herbaceous plant

usage: garden annual with featherlike spikes of red or yellow flowers

2. coxcomb, cockscomb, dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse

usage: a conceited dandy who is overly impressed by his own accomplishments

3. cockscomb, coxcomb, cap

usage: a cap worn by court jesters; adorned with a strip of red

4. comb, cockscomb, coxcomb, crest

usage: the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds

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