Noun(1) a vain and talkative person (chatters like a parrot(2) an archaic term for a parrot
(1) Gillray so lovingly renders the popinjay , and we laugh so deeply at his pretensions, that the savagery of the social criticism, though devastating, is somewhat mitigated.(2) I am pretty sure I'm a drink-soaked popinjay myself, and formerly many things of a disreputable nature.(3) The Premiership has produced a marvellous cast of popinjays and prima-donnas.(4) It is an oft-told story, but can still stir anger and pity, with the family feuding of the aristocratic popinjays commanding the brigade even spilling over onto the battlefield.(5) Preening popinjays , in love with the sound of their voice and the rightness of their opinions, how I hate them all.(6) These weedy fly-bitten popinjays , these pribbling clumsy clay-brained miscreants - how dare they think they can share the same job title as me?(7) Coloring inside the lines is for popinjays and cockatoos!
1. popinjay ::
2. dude ::
3. beau ::
4. young blood ::
5. coxcomb ::
6. cockscomb ::
7. parakeet ::
Different Formspopinjay, popinjays
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