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The definition of bravo is something you say or shout when applauding or otherwise commending someone for a job well-done.
An example of a time when you would say bravo is after a splendid performance.
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well done; excellent: used to praise a performer
Origin: It: see brave,
noun pl. bravos
a shout of “bravo”
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Used to express approval, especially of a performance. noun pl. bra·vos
A shout or cry of “bravo.” verb bra·voed
, bra·voes verb, transitive
To express approval of by shouting “bravo.” verb, intransitive
To shout “bravo.”
Origin: Italian; see brave.
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noun pl. bra·voes
A villain, especially a hired killer.
Origin: Italian, from bravo, wild, excellent; see brave.