Miles-gloriosus meaning

mēlās glôrē-ōsəs
A bragging and often cowardly soldier, especially as a stock character in comedy.
noun
0
0
A braggart, swashbuckling soldier, esp. as a stock character in classical comedy.
noun
0
0
Alternative form of miles gloriosus.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of miles-gloriosus

  • Latin mīles glōriōsus after Mīles Glōriōsus , a comedy by Plautus

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