Foppington

(Lord). An empty coxcomb in Vanbrugh's Relapse, of which Sheridan's Trip to Scarborough is a modified version.

“The shoemaker in the Relapse tells Lord Foppington that his lordship is mistaken in supposing that his shoe pinches.” —Lord Macaulay.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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