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fanfaronade

[fan-fer-uh-neyd] /ˈfæn fər əˈneɪd/
noun
1.
bragging; bravado; bluster.
Origin of fanfaronade
1645-1655
1645-55; < French fanfaronnade < Spanish fanfarronada. See fanfaron, -ade1
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fanfaronade

/ˌfænfərəˈnɑːd/
noun
1.
(rare) boasting or flaunting behaviour; bluster
Word Origin
C17: via French from Spanish fanfarronada, from fanfarrón boaster, from Arabic farfār garrulous
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