Definitions for bravadobrəˈvɑ doʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bravado, bluster(noun)

    a swaggering show of courage

Wiktionary

  1. bravado(Noun)

    A swaggering show of defiance or courage.

    The angry customer stood in the middle of the showroom and voiced his complaints with loud bravado.

  2. bravado(Noun)

    A false show of courage.

  3. Origin: bravade. Which comes from bravata, from verb bravare, from bravo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bravado(noun)

    boastful and threatening behavior; a boastful menace

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bravado

    brav-ā′do, or brav-ä′do, n. a display of bravery: a boastful threat: a swaggerer:—pl. Bravā′does.—v.i. to play the bravado. [Sp. bravada. See Brave.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bravado in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bravado in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Menander:

    Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado.

  2. Tony Scherrer:

    He (Icahn) is coming after us with some bravado and campaigning to get more blood out of the turn-up here.

  3. Pearl S. Buck:

    The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.

  4. Claire Wilcox:

    He did court controversy and he wanted to get people's attention with his shows, there is no doubt that was an element of fearless, the bravado, the East End boy -- all of these elements but I think people are just struck with admiration for his creativity ... and his artistry.

  5. Tony Nadal:

    I feel the loss of all my soldiers, when you get through all the bravado … what you are left with is anguish. I have found help -- and the help is that the soldiers that fought at LZ X-Ray have been gathering together for the last 22 years and we have annual reunions. We have gotten very close.

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