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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an instance of boastful talk;
- Example: "his brag is worse than his fight"
- Example: "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"
[syn: brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconade]


VERB (1)

1. show off;
[syn: boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gasconade \Gas`con*ade"\, n. [F. gasconnade, from Gascon an inhabitant of Gascony, the people of which were noted for boasting.] A boast or boasting; a vaunt; a bravado; a bragging; braggodocio. --Swift. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gasconade \Gas`con*ade"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gasconaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Gasconading.] To boast; to brag; to bluster. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

gasconade n 1: an instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade" [syn: brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconade] v 1: show off [syn: boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

33 Moby Thesaurus words for "gasconade": blow, bluff, bluster, bluster and bluff, boast, bounce, brag, bully, cock-a-doodle-doo, crow, draw the longbow, flourish, hector, intimidate, mouth, out-herod Herod, prate, puff, rage, rant, rave, rodomontade, roister, rollick, slang, speak for Buncombe, splutter, sputter, storm, swagger, swashbuckle, vapor, vaunt
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Gasconade -- U.S. County in Missouri Population (2000): 15342 Housing Units (2000): 7813 Land area (2000): 520.668439 sq. miles (1348.525009 sq. km) Water area (2000): 5.426543 sq. miles (14.054682 sq. km) Total area (2000): 526.094982 sq. miles (1362.579691 sq. km) Located within: Missouri (MO), FIPS 29 Location: 38.449325 N, 91.512590 W Headwords: Gasconade Gasconade, MO Gasconade County Gasconade County, MO
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Gasconade, MO -- U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 267 Housing Units (2000): 141 Land area (2000): 0.208511 sq. miles (0.540042 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.208511 sq. miles (0.540042 sq. km) FIPS code: 26578 Located within: Missouri (MO), FIPS 29 Location: 38.670790 N, 91.559140 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Gasconade, MO Gasconade




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