gascon

noun
gas·con | \ ˈga-skən \

Definition of gascon 

1 capitalized

a : a native of Gascony

b : the Romance speech of Gascony

2 : a boastful swaggering person

Keep scrolling for more

Other words from gascon

Gascon adjective

Examples of gascon in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of gascon

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about gascon

Statistics for gascon

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for gascon

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

See more words from the same century

More from Merriam-Webster on gascon

See words that rhyme with gascon

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for gascon

Comments on gascon

What made you want to look up gascon? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

occurring twice a year or every two years

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!