Simple Definition of braggadocio
: the annoying or exaggerated talk of someone who is trying to sound very proud or brave
Examples of braggadocio
a loudmouthed braggart who hid his cowardice with braggadocio
<his braggadocio hid the fact that he felt personally inadequate>
Origin of braggadocio
Braggadochio, personification of boasting in Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser
First Known Use: 1594
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