HyperDic: gasconade

English > 2 senses of the word gasconade:
NOUNcommunicationgasconade, brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shootingan instance of boastful talk
VERBcommunicationgasconade, boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vauntshow off
English > gasconade: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn instance of boastful talk.
Example "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"
Synonymsbrag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting
Broaderboast, boasting, self-praise, jactitationspeaking of yourself in superlatives
Spanishbaladronada, bravata, bravuconería, fanfarronada, fanfarronería, pavoneo
Catalanbravata, fanfarronada, fardada, vacil·lada
Verbsgasconadeshow off
English > gasconade: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningshow off.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s to somebody
Synonymsboast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt
Narrowergloat, triumph, crowDwell on with satisfaction
puffspeak in a blustering or scornful manner
Broaderoverstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplifyTo enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
Spanishalardear, bravear, dragonear, fachendear, fanfarronear, farolear, gallardear, gloriarse, jactarse, ostentar, presumir, ufanarse, vanagloriarse
Catalanfanfarronejar, gallejar, jactar-se, vanar-se
Nounsgasconadean instance of boastful talk

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