gascon

noun

gas·​con ˈga-skən How to pronounce gascon (audio)
1
capitalized
a
: a native of Gascony
b
: the Romance speech of Gascony
2
: a boastful swaggering person
Gascon adjective

Examples of gascon in a Sentence

one of history's most celebrated gascons was the Baron Münchhausen of Germany

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of gascon was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Gascon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gascon. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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