peacocking (uncountable)

  1. (seduction community) Ostentatious dress or behaviour employed by a man in an attempt to impress women.
    • Peacocking may take place in legislatures and lodges, churches and chain stores. But it is particularly evident and bizarre in academia, a world where everyone is supposed to produce logically ordered exchanges of ideas.
      Men do it to get attention from women. Peacocking in pickup circles is pretty much a given. It's not for everyone and if you do decide to do it, you have to fully commit to it.
      Brian: Quagmire told us to dress flashy so girls would notice us.
      Stewie: Oh, right. Peacocking.
    • , Call of the Loons (page 272)
      It's called peacocking. Gets the chicks to notice me. Gives 'em a conversation piece.

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