popinjay

Definitions:

  • A vain, talkative person.
  • A parrot.
  • A woodpecker; especially, the green wood-pecker of Europe, <em>Gecinus viridis.</em>
  • The figure of a parrot or other bird used as a mark for archery or firearms.
  • In <em>heraldry</em>, a parrot used as a bearing: always, unless otherwise mentioned in the blazon, represented green, with red legs and beak.
  • A coxcomb; a fop.
  • None
  • The green woodpecker.
  • A parrot.
  • A target in the form of a parrot.
  • A trifling, chattering, fop or coxcomb.
  • A <xref>strutting</xref> <xref>supercilious</xref> person; a <xref>coxcomb</xref>, <xref>dandy</xref>, <xref>fop</xref>.
  • A <xref>parrot</xref>
  • A <xref>green woodpecker</xref>, Picus viridis.
  • A <xref>wooden</xref> parrot, or similar object, stuck on a pole as a <xref>target</xref> to be shot at.
  • A <xref>heraldic</xref> (or other) <xref>representation</xref> of a parrot.
  • an archaic term for a parrot
  • a vain and talkative person (chatters like a parrot)
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