Pretentious boasting or bragging; bluster.
Pretentiously boastful or bragging.
To boast or brag.
Arrogant boasting or blustering, ranting talk.
To boast; brag.
Origin of rodomontade
- French from Italian rodomontada from Rodomonte , arrogant Saracen leader in Orlando Innamorato by Matteo Boiardo and Orlando Furioso by Ludovico Ariosto
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- A reference to Rodomonte, a character in Italian Renaissance epic poems Orlando innamorato and its sequel Orlando furioso. Compare rodomontado.