Bravura definition

brə-vo͝orə, -vyo͝orə
A showy manner or display.
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Brilliant technique or style in performance.
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A piece or passage that emphasizes a performer's virtuosity.
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(music) Of, relating to, or being a brilliant performance technique or style.
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Showy; ostentatious.
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A bold attempt or display of daring; dash.
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A brilliant passage or piece that displays the performer's skill and technique.
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Brilliant technique.
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Characterized by bravura.
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(music) A highly technical or difficult piece, usually written for effect.
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A display of daring.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bravura
Plural:
bravuras

Origin of bravura

  • Italian from bravo excellent brave

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

  • Italian bravura (“skill”), from bravo (“good, skilful”).

    From Wiktionary