[ fan-fuh-ron ]
/ ˈfæn fəˌrɒn /
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Origin of fanfaron
1615–25; < French < Spanish fanfarrón braggart, said to be of expressive orig.
Words nearby fanfaron
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Example sentences from the Web for fanfaron
He was known in Paris as an assassin, and in England, thanks to the bullet letter, as a "fanfaron" and brave braggart.George Washington, Vol. I|Henry Cabot Lodge
Peregrine, glowing with resentment, called him a fanfaron, and withdrew in expectation of being followed into the street.The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Volume I|Tobias Smollett