- boastful; vainglorious.
Origin of thrasonical
1555–65; < Latin Thrasōn- (stem of Thrasō, braggart in Terence's Eunuchus) + -ical
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Examples from the Web for thrasonical
Unlike the ordinary soldier of fortune, he was not in the least thrasonical.The Dictator
What Junker-led men could do they have since done to make that thrasonical brag good.
How wonderfully popular these thrasonical wild-beast tamers and prancing proconsul sort of fellows are—with the gallery!
Not since the superb Mondor amazed the world has so thrasonical a bully been seen upon the stage.Scaramouche
- rare bragging; boastful
C16: from Latin Thrasō name of boastful soldier in Eunuchus, a play by Terence, from Greek Thrasōn, from thrasus forceful
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