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2 definitions found
 for braggadocio
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Braggadocio \Brag`ga*do"cio\, n. [From Braggadocchio, a boastful
     character in Spenser's "Fa["e]rie Queene."]
     1. A braggart; a boaster; a swaggerer. --Dryden.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Empty boasting; mere brag; pretension.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  braggadocio
      n 1: vain and empty boasting [syn: braggadocio, bluster,
           rodomontade, rhodomontade]

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