Bobadil

noun
Bob·​a·​dil | \ ˈbäbəˌdil \

Definition of Bobadil

: braggart especially : a cowardly braggart

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Other Words from Bobadil

bobadilian \ ¦⸗⸗¦dilēən \ adjective
bobadilish \ -​lish \ adjective

History and Etymology for Bobadil

after Captain Bobadil, a character in Every Man in His Humor by Ben Jonson †1637 English dramatist

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“Bobadil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bobadil. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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