Word of the Day – Rodomontade

By October 18, 2017Word of the Day

Rodomontade (noun)

rod-oh-mon-taid

Boastful or inflated talk or behaviour.

Early 17th century: from French, from obsolete Italian rodomontada, from Italian rodomonte, from the name of a boastful character in the medieval Orlando epics.

Example sentences

“I’m sick of his ‘best of everything’ rodomontade.”

“He’s total nonsense, a big bag of rodomontade.”

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