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Definitions for rodomontade
ˌrɒd ə mənˈteɪd, -ˈtɑd, ˌroʊ də-rodomon·tade

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. braggadocio, bluster, rodomontade, rhodomontadenoun

    vain and empty boasting

Wiktionary

  1. rodomontadenoun

    Vain boasting; a rant; pretentious behaviour.

  2. rodomontadeverb

    To boast, brag or bluster pretentiously.

  3. rodomontadeadjective

    Pretentiously boastful.

  4. Etymology: A reference to Rodomonte, a character in Italian Renaissance epic poems Orlando innamorato and its sequel Orlando furioso. Compare rodomontado.

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Rodomontadenoun

    vain boasting; empty bluster or vaunting; rant

  2. Rodomontadeverb

    to boast; to brag; to bluster; to rant

  3. Etymology: [F., fr. It. rodomontana. See Rodomont, n.]

Freebase

  1. Rodomontade

    Rodomontade \rod-uh-muhn-TADE; roh-duh-muhn-TAHD\ is a mass noun meaning boastful talk or behavior. The term is a reference to Rodomonte, a character in Italian Renaissance epic poems Orlando innamorato and its sequel Orlando furioso.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rodomontade

    rod-ō-mon-tād′, n. vain boasting, like that of Rodomonte in the Orlando Furioso of Ariosto (earlier Rod′omont).—v.i. to bluster or brag.—ns. Rodomontā′dist, Rodomontā′do (obs.).

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rodomontade in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rodomontade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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