braggadocio braggadocio  /b ˌræ ɡə ˈdoʊ ʃi ˌoʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) vain and empty boasting

Usage(s):

  1. Afterward, Kim reverted to his customarily weird braggadocio.
  2. Maybe it's sexism, the resentment of a dominant pro athlete's braggadocio, seen as unseemly in a woman.
  3. Terrorism experts say that though there is no doubt Mohammed played a major role in planning 911, he's famous among interrogators for his braggadocio.

News

  • Heartland couple without power for nearly one month

    One couple in Braggadocio has been living without electricity for nearly one month. Richard Connell and Stephanie Guthrie said Ameren Missouri will not turn on the electricity in their rental home until a bill of $2,100 has been paid by the previous renter.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau

Quotes

  1. "Racial profiling and segregation are simply not acceptable," Mr. Conyers said in a statement. "Media stunts and braggadocio are no substitute for fair and effective law enforcement."
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: John Conyers Source: New York Times

  2. "I actually was lucky enough to have dinner with him the other night. I was pretty impressed," said Roddick. "He didn't come in with kind of this braggadocio attitude of what he's done, whatever. He kind of came in and he had his notepad and...
    on Jan 19, 2009 By: Andy Roddick Source: TopNews

  3. "And I will never forget his response," Reid writes. "Without the barest hint of braggadocio or conceit, and with what I would describe as deep humility, he said quietly: 'I have a gift, Harry.' In the Bible, we are told that all men are...
    on Apr 27, 2009 By: Harry Reid Source: ABC News

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