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When a '''humanoid person''' has a peacock tail or is wearing a bunch of feathers arranged as though it was a peacock tail (which is actually a separate group of feathers known as a "train").

This is common on girls in fiction, [[AnimalGenderBender yet the peacock train is a feature of male peafowl]] in RealLife (females -- pea''hens'' -- lack the train and, at least in the case of the Indian (Blue) peahen, are rather drab in color (the Green peahens are much more colourful, only slightly less so than the Green peacock)); but such a flamboyant thing on a human guy would be, well, [[AmbiguouslyGay flamboyant]]. So it's often human girls that have this, although a guy having one isn't entirely unheard of.

A SubTrope of either LittleBitBeastly or FluffyFashionFeathers, depending on whether this character actually has a tail or is just wearing one.

Compare WingedHumanoid, GiantWaistRibbon.

Not to be confused with women who work for Creator/{{NBC}}, or with AgentPeacock.


* The literal peacock girls from the Advertising/{{Orangina}} ad.

[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
%%* The peacock outfits from {{Bizenghast}}.
* The Zuka club in ''OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' has a set of outfits with feather tails, as a ShoutOut to {{Takarazuka}}.

* The end of ''Imogene's Antlers'' has the titular girl drop the antlers she mysteriously grew, only to grow a peacock's tail.
%%* A Peacock Boy appears in ''Coldheart Canyon'', and has a very squicky origin. [[spoiler: He's a cross between a live peacock and a female human ''ghost''.]]
* An entire kingdom of Peacock People (both men and women) appears in Madame d'Aulnoy's FairyTale ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/aulnoy/1892/princessrosette.html Princess Rosette]]''. The kingdom's ruler, the aptly-named King of the Peacocks, wears a peacock train as a crown.
* A woman in John Patrick Lowrie's sci-fi novel ''Dancing With Eternity'' is one of these. She's been augmented so the peacock tattoos on her arms fan into a feathery peacock tail.

[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* In ''Series/GoseiSentaiDairanger'', Kujaku, the incarnation of the Peacock Buddha wears an appropriately peacock-esque outfit complete with a feathered headdress and tail.
* In ''Series/KamenRiderOOO'', the title character's red Body Medal is the Peafowl, which generates an aura resembling the classic peacock feathers - except OOO can [[MacrossMissileMassacre fire the "eyes" at enemies]].

* KatyPerry wears a showgirl outfit with the tail made of pink feathers in "What Happens in Vegas".
** And for "Peacock", she wears [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Katyperry-cdt-peacock-edit.jpg a blue leotard complete with tail]].
* Music/WeirdAlYankovic dresses as a peacock briefly in his "Perform This Way" video, and wears said costume in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GUm0WFhwN0 live performances]].
* MileyCyrus wore a corset-dress with a giant peacock tail in her video "Can't Be Tamed".
* One or two shots in the video for "Leaving Las Vegas" by SherylCrow has some showgirls with huge fan tails.
* The cover of {{Music/Goldfrapp}}'s ''Supernature'' album is cropped from a picture of Alison Goldfrapp [[http://farm1.static.flickr.com/17/92960608_ecd2fd98ac.jpg wearing a peacock tail]], although it's not flared.

* In Greek myth, the peacock was sacred to Hera, Queen of the Gods who was sometimes shown wearing a peacock tail. According to myth, the blue eye spots on the peacock's feathers were Hera's way of honoring a guard who died defending her golden apple tree.

[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* Allysin Kay has worn a peacock feather tail, just worn around her collar, as entrance attire.

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* In ''VampireTheRequiem'' supplement ''Shadows Of Mexico'' the clan splat portrait for [[VampiresAreSexGods the Daeva]] is wearing a designer outfit with a peacock feather train on her back.


* {{Takarazuka}} shows love this. Many numbers have just about everyone with a peacock tail on their costumes. It doesn't matter if it's a {{Bifauxnen}} in a suit or a lady in a PimpedOutDress.
* In RealLife, there is a showgirl accessory like this called a "fan tail", which is common in stage shows with showgirls.
* Some stage dancers, including burlesque, will put a pair of large feather fans behind their backs, which makes a tail, and also evokes the CoyGirlishFlirtPose (although without the coy part).
* ''Amaluna'' plays with this, featuring the Peacock Goddess and female backup dancers with smaller, more mobile peacock trains, but only the males have the full-size erectable trains.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* One of the shows in ''SakuraTaisen'' had outfits with yellow feathers arraigned as tails.
* ''VideoGame/{{Skullgirls}}'' has Peacock, a cyborg girl whose cybernetic arms each have three eyes on them that resemble the tail feathers of the bird, and one of her attacks has her hat turn into a peacock head while an array of eyes line up behind her, fanning out and looking even more like a peacock's tail. Interestingly, she's ''also'' one of the least feminine of the female characters in the game.
* ''VideoGame/MySims'' has the character Ms Nicole, a fashion boutique owner who wears a rather large hair accessory resembling peacock feathers.


* In the "Birdmen" storyline of ''Webcomic/{{Oglaf}}'' (seriously NSFW!), [[ManlyGay Kronar, Son of Man,]] is seduced by a burly peacock-man with a magnificent tail.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* Peek-A-Blue from ''WesternAnimation/SheRaPrincessOfPower'' has a tail, and the [[EyesDoNotBelongThere eye-like spots]] on her tail have [[{{Seers}} vision powers]].
* Ro's PimpedOutDress in ''WesternAnimation/BarbieAsTheIslandPrincess'' includes a peacock tail, that is made of tail feathers given to her by her peacock friend (which [[RuleOfGlamorous somehow]] change from green to {{pink| means feminine}}).
* In ''Franchise/DisneyPrincess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams'', Jasmine is briefly dressed up in a peacock getup for a portrait. It has a flared collar like a tail, and a train that isn't flared. She sheds it for the song "Not a Peacock Princess".
* [[BigBad Coco LaBouche's]] wedding dress at the end of ''WesternAnimation/RugratsInParis'' has a tail on the back.
%%* One of the disco dancers during ''Galaxy Goof-Ups''' {{Disney Acid Sequence}}s.
* A CutawayGag in ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' has Peter is complimented and in response spreads open a peacock tail and slowly turns himself akin to a peacock showing off its tail.

[[folder:Real Life]]
* Several outfits worn by female dancers during the carnival season in Latin America sport giant fan tails from huge feathers.