miles gloriosus

noun
mi·les glo·ri·o·sus | \ˈmē-ˌlās-ˌglȯr-ē-ˈō-səs \
plural milites gloriosi\ˈmē-lə-ˌtās-ˌglȯr-ē-ˈō-(ˌ)sē \

Definition of miles gloriosus 

: a boastful soldier especially : a stock character of this type in comedy

First Known Use of miles gloriosus

circa 1576, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for miles gloriosus

Latin

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