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thrasonical

[ threy-son-i-kuhl ]
/ θreɪˈsɒn ɪ kəl /
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adjective

boastful; vainglorious.

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Origin of thrasonical

1555–65; <Latin Thrasōn- (stem of Thrasō, braggart in Terence's Eunuchus) + -ical

OTHER WORDS FROM thrasonical

thra·son·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for thrasonical

thrasonical
/ (θrəˈsɒnɪkəl) /

adjective

rare bragging; boastful

Derived forms of thrasonical

thrasonically, adverb

Word Origin for thrasonical

C16: from Latin Thrasō name of boastful soldier in Eunuchus, a play by Terence, from Greek Thrasōn, from thrasus forceful
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