Word of the Day – Fanfaronade

By April 12, 2017Word of the Day

Fanfaronade (noun)


Arrogant or boastful talk.

From the French fanfaron, braggart. Fanfaronade has the same root as fanfare.

Example sentences

“I almost laughed at his fanfaronade!”

Word of the Day – Itinerant

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Itinerant (adj) (noun)


Travelling from place to place. / A person who travels from place to place.

Late 16th century (used to describe a judge travelling on a circuit): from late Latin itinerant- ‘travelling’, from the verb itinerari, from Latin iter, itiner- ‘journey, road’.

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