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Meaning of BRAGGADOCIO

Pronunciation:  `bragu'dowshee`ow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  vain and empty boasting
 

BRAGGADOCIO is a 11 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bluster, rhodomontade, rodomontade
 
 See Also: boast, boasting, jactitation, self-praise

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Brag`ga*do"cio\, n. [From Braggadocchio, a boastful
character in Spenser's ``Fa["e]rie Queene.'']
1. A braggart; a boaster; a swaggerer. --Dryden.

2. Empty boasting; mere brag; pretension.

 

 

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