Examples of braggadocio in a Sentence
a loudmouthed braggart who hid his cowardice with braggadocio
his braggadocio hid the fact that he felt personally inadequate
Recent Examples of braggadocio from the Web
Trump, with his gift of braggadocio, might declare a great accomplishment when nothing of substance had in fact been agreed upon.
Yet, some braggadocio was so off the mark as to risk ridicule.
Both President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, revel in a form of nuclear braggadocio that would have been anathema to their predecessors.
This is no downside to me, but Mayfield presented a low-key opening press conference in his Berea debut Friday that was short on braggadocio and clearly intended to back up GM John Dorsey's claim from Thursday about Mayfield's humbleness.
There was no braggadocio to Larry, only calm, considered judgment.
Meanwhile, world leaders are now taking Trump’s braggadocio and ignorance for granted, acting as if America has no president.
Perhaps Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent chest-thumping claims about propulsion breakthroughs are not pure braggadocio.
Looking back, Lewin feels there was more to these calls than braggadocio or conviviality, like they were driven by some twisted sense of respect.
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BRAGGADOCIO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of braggadocio for English Language Learners
: the annoying or exaggerated talk of someone who is trying to sound very proud or brave
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