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gasconade

[ gas-kuh-neyd ]
/ 藢g忙s k蓹藞ne瑟d /
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noun
extravagant boasting; boastful talk.
verb (used without object), gas路con路ad路ed, gas路con路ad路ing.
to boast extravagantly; bluster.
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Origin of gasconade

1700鈥10; <French gasconnade, derivative of gasconner to boast, chatter. See Gascon, -ade1

OTHER WORDS FROM gasconade

gas路con路ad路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gasconade

gasconade
/ (藢伞忙sk蓹藞ne瑟d) rare /

noun
boastful talk, bragging, or bluster
verb
(intr) to boast, brag, or bluster

Derived forms of gasconade

gasconader, noun

Word Origin for gasconade

C18: from French gasconnade, from gasconner to chatter, boast like a Gascon
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