extravagant boasting; boastful talk.
to boast extravagantly; bluster.
- gas·con·ad·er, noun
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How to use gasconade in a sentence
They even gave the consuls orders to fight the enemy without delay, so great was their confidence in the gasconading Varro.Reflections on the Rise and Fall of the Ancient Republicks | Edward Wortley Montagu
Your turn for gasconading, Laird of M'Aulay, is too well known, that men of honour should regard your vaunts.A Legend of Montrose | Sir Walter Scott
Jules sat beside Melinda to be comforted He wept for Honor, and praised his boy, gasconading with time-worn boasts.The Mothers Of Honor | Mary Hartwell Catherwood
He was famous for much gasconading, and a fondness for whisky and other material things.Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field | Thomas W. Knox
I was gasconading, I suppose—talking in heroics—flinging my words to the winds, and making a fool of myself generally.Great Porter Square, v. 2 | Benjamin Leopold Farjeon
British Dictionary definitions for gasconade
boastful talk, bragging, or bluster
(intr) to boast, brag, or bluster
- gasconader, noun
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