Braggadocio meaning

brăgə-dōshē-ō, -shō
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A braggart.
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A braggart.
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Vain, noisy boasting or bragging.
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Empty boasting.
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Origin of braggadocio

  • Alteration of Braggadocchio , the personification of vainglory in The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser from brag

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • After Braggadocchio, boastful character in Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene (1590), apparently a pseudo-Italian coinage.

    From Wiktionary