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braggadocio


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Braggadocio  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  braggadocio 
  n  :  vain  and  empty  boasting  [syn:  {bluster},  {rodomontade}] 




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