thrasonical

[threy-son-i-kuh l]

Origin of thrasonical

1555–65; < Latin Thrasōn- (stem of Thrasō, braggart in Terence's Eunuchus) + -ical
Related formsthra·son·i·cal·ly, adverb
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thrasonical

adjective
  1. rare bragging; boastful
Derived Formsthrasonically, 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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