Definition of fanfaronade in English:

fanfaronade

noun

  • Arrogant or boastful talk.

    • ‘With this boasting, this ‘fanfaronade’ as he himself called it, he wanted to show that Prussia was still rich and powerful.’
    boldness, bold manner, swagger, swaggering, bluster, swashbuckling
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Origin

Mid 17th century: from French fanfaronnade, from fanfaron ‘braggart’, from fanfare (see fanfare).

Pronunciation

fanfaronade

/ˌfænˌfɛrəˈneɪd//ˌfanˌferəˈnād/