gasconade

noun

gas·​co·​nade ˌga-skə-ˈnād How to pronounce gasconade (audio)
gasconade intransitive verb
gasconader noun

Examples of gasconade in a Sentence

if you believe the gasconade of his memoirs, he pretty much won World War II on his own
Recent Examples on the Web His early career was marked by the sort of gasconade many fans of the NFL had come to adore and many MLB executives and players had come to loathe. Robert Klemko, The MMQB, 13 July 2017

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Word History

Etymology

French gasconnade, from gasconner to boast, from gascon Gascon, boaster

First Known Use

1709, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gasconade was in 1709

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Cite this Entry

“Gasconade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gasconade. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Geographical Definition

Gasconade

geographical name

Gas·​co·​nade ˌga-skə-ˈnād How to pronounce Gasconade (audio)
river 265 miles (426 kilometers) long in south central Missouri flowing northeast into the Missouri River
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