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Meaning of GASCONADE

Pronunciation:  `gasku'neyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  show off
 

GASCONADE is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: blow, bluster, boast, brag, gas, shoot a line, swash, tout, vaunt
 
 See Also: amplify, crow, exaggerate, gloat, hyerbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate, puff, triumph

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Gas`con*ade"\, n. [F. gasconnade, from Gascon an
    inhabitant of Gascony, the people of which were noted for
    boasting.]
    A boast or boasting; a vaunt; a bravado; a bragging;
    braggodocio. --Swift.
    
    
  2. \Gas`con*ade"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gasconaded}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Gasconading}.]
    To boast; to brag; to bluster.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: blow, bluff, bluster, bluster and bluff, boast, bounce, brag, bully, cock-a-doodle-doo, crow, draw the longbow, flourish, hector, intimidate, mouth, out-herod Herod, prate, puff, rage, rant, rave, rodomontade, roister, rollick, slang, speak for Buncombe, splutter, sputter, storm, swagger, swashbuckle, vapor, vaunt
 

 

 

 

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