The definition of bravado is behavior by a scared person that shows courage.(noun)
An example of bravado is showing false confidence while interviewing for a job for which you are unqualified.
See bravado in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: altered < Sp bravada < bravo, brave
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noun pl. bra·va·dos or bra·va·does
Origin: French bravade
Origin: and Old Spanish bravada, swagger, bravery
Origin: , both ultimately from Vulgar Latin *brabus, brave; see brave.
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