Definition of braggadocio
- the air of swaggering braggadocio that all important men are expected to show in fighting
- —C. W. M. Hart
a loudmouthed braggart who hid his cowardice with braggadocio
his braggadocio hid the fact that he felt personally inadequate
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First Known Use: 1594See Words from the same year
: the annoying or exaggerated talk of someone who is trying to sound very proud or brave
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