Word of the Day – Fanfaronade

By April 12, 2017Word of the Day

Fanfaronade (noun)

fan-faron-ayd

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)

it-in-er-unt

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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