Fanfaronade meaning

fănfăr-ə-nād, -näd
Bragging or blustering manner or behavior.
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A fanfare.
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Boasting talk or showy action; bluster.
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Empty boasting, wildly self-assertive.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fanfaronade
Plural:
fanfaronades

Origin of fanfaronade

  • French fanfaronnade from Spanish fanfarronada bluster from fanfarrón a braggart perhaps from Arabic farfār talkative from farfara to become agitated, become talkative

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