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gasconade (n.)

"a boast, boastful talk, bluster," 1709, from French gasconade (see Gascon + -ade); from gasconner (16c.) "to boast, brag," literally "to talk like a Gascon." As a verb in English from 1727.

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Definitions of gasconade
1
gasconade (v.)
show off;
Synonyms: boast / tout / swash / shoot a line / brag / gas / blow / bluster / vaunt
2
gasconade (n.)
an instance of boastful talk;
whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
Synonyms: brag / bragging / crow / crowing / vaporing / line-shooting
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