What does bravo mean?

Definitions for bravo
ˈbrɑ voʊ; for 1,2,5 also brɑˈvoʊbra·vo

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bravo.

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.

    Etymology: From bravo.

  2. bravo(Noun)

    A hired thug; an assassin.

    Etymology: From bravo.

  3. bravo(Noun)

    A shout of "bravo!"

    Etymology: From bravo.

  4. bravo(Verb)

    To cheer or applaud, especially by saying bravo!

    Etymology: From bravo.

  5. bravo(Interjection)

    Used to express appreciation, especially to a performer.

    Etymology: 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bravo

    bräv′o, n. a daring villain: a hired assassin:—pl. Bravoes (bräv′ōz). [It. and Sp.]

  2. Bravo

    bräv′o, interj. well done: excellent. [It.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Bravo

    In Italy one who is always boasting of his courage and prowess; generally a hired assassin.

How to pronounce bravo?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say bravo in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bravo in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bravo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of bravo in a Sentence

  1. Simon Applebaum:

    For example a network like Bravo or Discovery, they sort of see scripted as a natural way to expand their brand, they are also trying to take advantage of the fact that scripted is white hot. Everybody wants to do it. There are so many ways to do it now. There are so many people that want to get in and do scripted television. The rise of Netflix, Hulu and Amazon has really raised the creative bar about what people can do.

  2. Laura Simpson:

    [Bravo] and his friend thought it was perfectly feasible getting the dog out and they did a great job, they made it look easy.

  3. Tiffany Hendra:

    We're like sisters. You yell and then you're like, ‘I love you. I'm sorry,’ but I would never put my hands on someone. And when that did happen, of course, I know that Bravo does not condone that… For us, I think that you will probably never see physical stuff that's happened in some of the ‘Housewives’ shows.

  4. Bethenny Frankel:

    This weekend, Luann was surrounded by her girlfriends and decided -- with their support -- that in light of recent circumstances, it is the healthiest choice for her not to attend Tuesday's reunion taping so that she can continue in her healing process, luann is now surrounded by a core group of people who truly have her best interests at heart and who are working to make sure she gets the help she needs. Bravo has been very supportive of Luann during this time. It's a brave and honest decision by her, and everyone is rallying around her and wants the best for her.

  5. Bethenny Frankel:

    I shouldn’t have been taken seriously in the beginning; I had no value, or I didn’t know the value I would have yet. I was a person that Bravo was hiring for $7,250 for the entire first season of [‘Real Housewives’].

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