Word of the day

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rodomontade (noun) – Pretentious boasting or bragging; bluster.

(adj) –  Pretentiously boastful or bragging.

(verb) – To boast or brag.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1610s (earlier rodomontado, 1590s), “vain boasting like that of Rodomonte,” character in Ariosto’s “Orlando Furioso.” In dialectal Italian the name means literally “one who rolls (away) the mountain.”

 


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