Definition of scaramouch in English:

scaramouch

noun

archaic
  • A boastful but cowardly person.

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Italian Scaramuccia, the name of a stock character in Italian farce, from scaramuccia ‘skirmish’.

Pronunciation

scaramouch

/ˈskarəmaʊtʃ//ˈskarəmuːtʃ/