rodomontade

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Vain boasting; a rant; pretentious behaviour

He talks of her abroad as a stern and rigid master dealing with a naughty slave, though, by the look that accompanies his rhodomontade, I am convinced that at home he is the very model of managed men..

To boast, brag or bluster pretentiously
Pretentiously boastful
{n} boasting, noise, bluster, rant
{v} to brag, boast, bluster, rant
vain and empty boasting
{f} boast, brag
{i} vain boasting; empty bluster; pretentious, bragging speech
{s} pretentious, haughty
To boast; to brag; to bluster; to rant
Vain boasting; empty bluster or vaunting; rant
rodomontado
rodomontade

    Hyphenation

    rod·o·mon·tade

    Pronunciation

    Etymology

    [ "rä-d&-m&n-'tAd, ] (noun.) 1612. A reference to Rodomonte, a character in Italian Renaissance epic poems Orlando innamorato and its sequel Orlando furioso.

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