Definitions for BRAVOˈbrɑ voʊ; for 1,2,5 also brɑˈvoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bra•vo*ˈbrɑ voʊ; for 1,2,5 also brɑˈvoʊ(interj.; n.)(pl.)-vos; -voes

  1. (interj.)(used in praising a performer.)

  2. (n.)a shout of “bravo!”

  3. a bandit or murderer, esp. a hired one.

  4. (v.i.)to shout “bravo!”

* for 3 .

Origin of bravo:

1755–65; < It; see brave

Princeton's WordNet

  1. assassin, assassinator, bravo(noun)

    a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed

    "his assassins were hunted down like animals"; "assassinators of kings and emperors"

  2. bravo(verb)

    a cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great performance

  3. bravo(verb)

    applaud with shouts of `bravo' or `brava'

Wiktionary

  1. bravo(Noun)

    The letter B in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

  2. bravo(Noun)

    A hired thug; an assassin.

  3. bravo(Noun)

    A shout of "bravo!"

  4. bravo(Verb)

    To cheer or applaud, especially by saying bravo!

  5. bravo(Interjection)

    Used to express appreciation, especially to a performer.

  6. Origin: From bravo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bravo(adj)

    a daring villain; a bandit; one who sets law at defiance; a professional assassin or murderer

  2. Bravo

    well done! excellent! an exclamation expressive of applause

Freebase

  1. Bravo

    Bravo is an American cable television channel owned by NBCUniversal launched by Cablevision as an advertisement-free premium channel in December 1980. According to Nielsen Ratings Data, Bravo is currently available in 88 million homes. In the early 2000s it switched from covering performing arts, drama, and indie film to being focused on pop culture like reality shows, fashion shows, makeovers, celebrities, and so forth. Bravo's programming schedule includes feature films, primarily from the Universal catalog. Bravo also airs reruns of series from parent network NBC, and produces original reality content, most popularly The Real Housewives of..., Inside the Actors Studio, and others. Bravo's corporate offices are at NBC's Rockefeller Center in New York. Andy Cohen is the Senior Vice President of Production and Programming.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

bravo(interjection)

(when applauding a performer etc) well done!

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