Definition of gasconading in US English:

gasconading

noun

  • The action of boasting extravagantly; swagger, gasconade.

adjective

  • That boasts or swaggers; characterized by gasconade.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Supplement. From gasconade + -ing<br>early 18th century; earliest use found in Daniel Defoe (?1660–1731), writer and businessman. From gasconade + -ing.