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braggadocio (n.)

1590, coined by Spenser as the name of his personification of vainglory ("Faerie Queene," ii.3), from brag, with augmentative ending from Italian words then in vogue in English. In general use by 1594 for "an empty swaggerer;" of the talk of such persons, from 1734.

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Definitions of braggadocio from WordNet

braggadocio (n.)
vain and empty boasting;
Synonyms: bluster / rodomontade / rhodomontade
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