bravissimo

[ brah-vis-uh-moh; Italian brah-vees-see-maw ]
/ brɑˈvɪs əˌmoʊ; Italian brɑˈvis si mɔ /
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interjection

(used to express the highest praise to a performer).

Nearby words

  1. brave new world,
  2. brave the elements,
  3. brave west winds,
  4. bravely,
  5. bravery,
  6. bravo,
  7. bravura,
  8. braw,
  9. brawl,
  10. brawley

Origin of bravissimo

1755–65; < Italian, equivalent to brav(o) bravo + -issimo superlative suffix

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British Dictionary definitions for bravissimo

bravissimo

/ (brɑːˈvɪsɪˌməʊ) /

interjection

very well done! excellent!

Word Origin for bravissimo

C18: from Italian, superlative of bravo

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