fanfaronade


fan·far·o·nade

noun \ˌfan-ˌfa-rə-ˈnād, -ˈnäd\

Definition of FANFARONADE

:  empty boasting :  bluster

Examples of FANFARONADE

  1. <all his talk of how he would easily win the boxing match turned out to be so much fanfaronade>

Origin of FANFARONADE

French fanfaronnade, from Spanish fanfarronada, from fanfarrón braggart
First Known Use: 1652

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