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bravo

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noun bra·vo \ˈbrä-(ˌ)vō\

Definition of bravo

plural

bravos

or

bravoes

  1. :  villain, desperado; especially :  a hired assassin

Origin and Etymology of bravo

Italian, from bravo brave


First Known Use: 1600


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bravo

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noun bra·vo \ˈbrä-(ˌ)vō, brä-ˈvō\

Definition of bravo

plural

bravos

  1. :  a shout of approval —often used interjectionally in applauding a performance

1806

First Known Use of bravo

1806

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bravo

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verb bra·vo \same as 2\

Definition of bravo

bravoed

;

bravoing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to applaud by shouts of bravo

1732

First Known Use of bravo

1732

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Bravo

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Bra·vo \ˈbrä-(ˌ)vō\

Definition of Bravo

  1. —a communications code word for the letter b

1952

First Known Use of bravo

1952

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