- 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.
Origin of bravoIt: see brave,
verbbra·voed, bra·vo·ing, bra·voes
Origin of bravoItalian; see brave.
nounpl. bra·voes or bra·vos
Origin of bravoItalian, from bravo, wild, excellent; see brave.
(plural bravos or bravoes)
Sometimes the (non-anglicized) Italian female form brava is used for a woman, and the Italian plural forms brave (feminine) and bravi (masculine or mixed).
(third-person singular simple present bravos, present participle bravoing, simple past and past participle bravoed)
From Italian bravo.