- a native of Gascony, France, the inhabitants of which were reputedly very boastful.
- (lowercase) a boaster or braggart.
- pertaining to Gascony or its people.
- (lowercase) boastful; bragging.
Origin of Gascon
Related Words for gasconbraggart, boaster, blowhard, know-it-all, bragger, gasbag, jabberer, egotist, windbag, brag, swashbuckler, exhibitionist, blatherskite, braggadocio, peacock, show-off, trumpeter, raver, grandstander, hotshot
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Contemporary Examples of gascon
Armagnac, that underappreciated and fiery Gascon brandy, has a long history.Armagnac History and How to Choose the Best Brandy
David Lincoln Ross
February 26, 2011
Historical Examples of gascon
The man shall answer to me, be he Gascon or English, who carries it beyond this room.
"We are your subjects, sire," said the Gascon barons, though with no very good grace.
The face of the Gascon darkened, and his eyes flashed with resentment.
I remember such a one in Picardy, with a name as long as a Gascon's pedigree.
"He is of the family of the Iscariot, I should opine," answered the Gascon.Bardelys the Magnificent
- rare a boaster; braggart
Word Origin for gascon
- a native or inhabitant of Gascony
- the dialect of French spoken in Gascony
- of or relating to Gascony, its inhabitants, or their dialect of French