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Meaning of RODOMONTADE

Pronunciation:  `râdumân'teyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  vain and empty boasting
 

RODOMONTADE is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rod`o*mon*tade"\, n. [F., fr. It. rodomontana. See
    {Rodomont}, n.]
    Vain boasting; empty bluster or vaunting; rant.
    
          I could show that the rodomontades of Almanzor are
          neither so irrational nor impossible.    --Dryden.
    
    
  2. \Rod`o*mon*tade"\, v. i.
    To boast; to brag; to bluster; to rant.
    
    
 

 

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