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bravo

noun bra·vo \ ˈbrä-(ˌ)vō \

Definition of bravo

plural bravos or bravoes
: villain, desperado; especially : a hired assassin

Origin and Etymology of bravo

Italian, from bravo brave


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bravo

noun bra·vo \ ˈbrä-(ˌ)vō , brä-ˈvō \

Definition of bravo

plural bravos
: a shout of approval often used interjectionally in applauding a performance

First Known Use of bravo

1806

Other Performing Arts Terms


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bravo

verb bra·vo \ same as 2bravo \

Definition of bravo

bravoed; bravoing
: to applaud by shouts of bravo

First Known Use of bravo

1732

Other Performing Arts Terms


Bravo

communications code word Bra·vo \ ˈbrä-(ˌ)vō \

Definition of Bravo

used as a code word for the letter b

First Known Use of bravo

1952

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