Meaning of “peacock” in the English Dictionary

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"peacock" in British English

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peacocknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpiː.kɒk/ us /ˈpiː.kɑːk/

a large bird, the male of which has very long tail feathers that it can spread out to show bright colours and patterns shaped like eyes

old-fashioned disapproving a man is who is very proud of his appearance and gives a lot of attention to his clothes and the way he dresses

(Definition of “peacock” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"peacock" in American English

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peacocknoun [ C ]

us /ˈpiˌkɑk/

a large bird with long, bright, showy, blue and green tail feathers that it can spread out

(Definition of “peacock” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)