Braggadocio - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌbræɡəˈdoʊtʃioʊ|  American pronunciation of the word braggadocio
Brit.  |ˌbraɡəˈdəʊtʃɪəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word braggadocio

noun

- vain and empty boasting (syn: bluster, rhodomontade, rodomontade)

Examples

a loudmouthed braggart who hid his cowardice with braggadocio

...his braggadocio hid the fact that he felt personally inadequate...

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