browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
gasconade

more about gasconade

gasconade


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gasconade  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gasconade  \Gas`con*ade"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gasconaded};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Gasconading}.] 
  To  boast;  to  brag;  to  bluster. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gasconade 
  v  :  show  off  [syn:  {boast},  {tout},  {swash},  {shoot  a  line},  {brag}, 
  {gas},  {blow},  {bluster},  {vaunt}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Gasconade,  MO  (city,  FIPS  26578) 
  Location:  38.66936  N,  91.56029  W 
  Population  (1990):  253  (160  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




more about gasconade