Search Result for "gasconade":
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]
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"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gasconaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Gasconading.] To boast; to brag; to bluster. [1913 Webster]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]U.S. Gazetteer (1990):
Gasconade, MO (city, FIPS 26578) Location: 38.66936 N, 91.56029 W Population (1990): 253 (160 housing units) Area: 0.5 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)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