Scaramouch Definition

skărə-mo͝osh, -mo͝och, -mouch
noun
A stock character in old Italian comedy, depicted as a braggart and poltroon.
Webster's New World
A boastful coward or rascal.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
scaramouche

Origin of Scaramouch

  • French Scaramouche from Italian Scaramuccia from scaramuccia skirmish sker-1 in Indo-European roots

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

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