[ fan-fer-uh-neyd ]
/ ˈfæn fər əˈneɪd /
bragging; bravado; bluster.
, faneuil hall
, fang lizhi
Origin of fanfaronade
< French fanfaronnade
< Spanish fanfarronada.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for fanfaronade
Jessie had heard all this fanfaronade, and much more from Mrs. Baxter, but she was not thinking of it now.
But the Princess scarcely gave a glance to any of these treasures, for she thought of nothing but Fanfaronade.
There was, no doubt, in the movement a good deal of claret and fanfaronade.
At the sight of him the Princess lost her wits entirely, and determined that Fanfaronade and nobody else would she marry.
British Dictionary definitions for fanfaronade
rare boasting or flaunting behaviour; bluster
Word Origin for fanfaronade
C17: via French from Spanish fanfarronada, from fanfarrón boaster, from Arabic farfār garrulous
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