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synonyms for fanfaronade

  • bluster
  • boasting
  • bombast
  • brag
  • braggadocio
  • bravado
  • crowing
  • gasconade
  • gloating
  • rodomontade
  • swagger
  • swaggering
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How to use fanfaronade in a sentence

This was the derisive answer that Clarissa made to this fanfaronade of old Joshua.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
Jessie had heard all this fanfaronade, and much more from Mrs. Baxter, but she was not thinking of it now.
JESSAMINEMARION HARLAND
He loves bright colours, he easily becomes audacious, overcrowing, full of fanfaronade.
CELTIC LITERATUREMATTHEW ARNOLD
He had now spread himself out on the back seat, his two arms on the sides of the boat, and was showing off with fanfaronade.
THERESE RAQUINEMILE ZOLA
There was, no doubt, in the movement a good deal of claret and fanfaronade.
IRISH HISTORY AND THE IRISH QUESTIONGOLDWIN SMITH
At the head of it rode Fanfaronade himself upon a white horse, which pranced and caracoled to the sound of the trumpets.
THE RED FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
At the sight of him the Princess lost her wits entirely, and determined that Fanfaronade and nobody else would she marry.
THE RED FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
Take this pitcher of milk and drink it up, and whatever you do, don't leave a drop for Fanfaronade.'
THE RED FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
But the Princess scarcely gave a glance to any of these treasures, for she thought of nothing but Fanfaronade.
THE RED FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
He seems to think and act much like a chief, without the fanfaronade of the character.
MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF SIR WALTER SCOTT, VOLUME 4 (OF 10)JOHN GIBSON LOCKHART.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FANFARONADE

  • braggadocio
  • fanfaronade
  • gasconade
  • rodomontade
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.