Definition of rodomontade
1 : a bragging speech
2 : vain boasting or bluster : rant
Examples of rodomontade
<for all of its jingoistic rodomontade, the government had no thought-out plan for the war and its aftermath>
Variants of rodomontade
Origin of rodomontade
French, from Middle French, from rodomont blusterer, from Italian Rodomonte, character in Orlando Innamorato by Matteo M. Boiardo
First Known Use: 1612
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