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Meaning of FANFARONADE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fan*far`on*ade"\, n. [F. fanfaronnade, fr. Sp.
fanfarronada. See {Fanfaron}.]
A swaggering; vain boasting; ostentation; a bluster. --Swift.

 
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