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Meaning of BRAVO

Pronunciation:  'brâvow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great performance
  2. [n]  a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed; "his assassins were hunted down like animals"; "assassinators of kings and emperors"
  3. [v]  applaud with shouts of"bravo" or"brava"
 

BRAVO is a 5 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: assassin, assassinator
 
 See Also: acclaim, applaud, Booth, cheer, clap, John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald, liquidator, manslayer, murderer, Oswald, spat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bra"vo\, n.; pl. {Bravoes}. [I. See {Brave}, a.]
    A daring villain; a bandit; one who sets law at defiance; a
    professional assassin or murderer.
    
          Safe from detection, seize the unwary prey. And stab,
          like bravoes, all who come this way.     --Churchill.
    
    
  2. \Bra"vo\, interj. [It. See {Brave}.]
    Well done! excellent! an exclamation expressive of applause.
    
    
 

 

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