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ˈskær əˌmaʊtʃ, -ˌmuʃScaramouch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scaramouch, Scaramouche(noun)

    a stock character in commedia dell'arte depicted as a boastful coward

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scaramouch(noun)

    a personage in the old Italian comedy (derived from Spain) characterized by great boastfulness and poltroonery; hence, a person of like characteristics; a buffoon

  2. Origin: [F. scaramouche, It. scaramuccio, scaramuccia, originally the name of a celebrated Italian comedian; cf. It. scaramuccia, scaramuccio, F. escarmouche, skirmish. Cf. Skirmish.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scaramouch

    skar′a-mowch, n. a buffoon: a bragging, cowardly fellow. [Fr.,—It. Scaramuccia, a famous Italian zany of the 17th century.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Scaramouch

    A character in the old Italian comedy, the prototype of the modern clown, so called from scaramuccia, a skirmish.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scaramouch in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scaramouch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Images & Illustrations of Scaramouch

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