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
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.
The high-energy track is full of attitude and braggadocio.
What would be braggadocio for most athletes is simply conveying reality for the man with two Olympic gold medals — and designs on another.
Its famed River Walk can be a bit Navy Pier-ish with its tourist-heavy vibe, but this 300-year-old city is an offbeat mix of Tex and Mex that’s a welcome antidote to the bustling braggadocio of Dallas and Houston.
Last week, at an Express-News editorial board meeting, Stovall echoed Trump’s braggadocio talking points.
As Wednesday’s market activity demonstrated, ripping up the rules that structure more than $1.2 trillion of trade on the North American continent would be an excellent way for Trump to make his bullish braggadocio unsustainable.
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Origin and Etymology of braggadocio
First Known Use: 1594See Words from the same year
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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