Examples of gasconade in a sentence
<if you believe the gasconade of his memoirs, he pretty much won World War II on his own>
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The citizens of Gascony in southwestern France have proverbially been regarded as prone to bragging. Their reputation has been immortalized in such swashbuckling literary works as Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers and Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac. Linguistically, the legend survives in the word gascon, meaning "braggart," as well as in "gasconade" itself.
Origin of gasconade
French gasconnade, from gasconner to boast, from gascon Gascon, boaster
First Known Use: 1709
Rhymes with gasconade
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Definition of Gasconade
river 265 miles (426 kilometers) S cen Missouri flowing NE into Missouri River
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