Definition of rodomontade in English:
Boastful or inflated talk or behavior.
- Since that moment, the football gods punished the team's rodomontade with injuries, embarrassment, and a 2000 flameout.
- Accomplished veterans are punished for such rodomontade: What do we suppose will happen to he who taunts the defending champions in his very first career start?
- The football gods take a dim view of boasting after victory; boasting after defeat is a new low in rodomontade.
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Early 17th century: from French, from obsolete Italian rodomontada, from Italian rodomonte, from the name of a boastful character in the medieval Orlando epics.
Words that rhyme with rodomontadeAssad, aubade, avant-garde, backyard, ballade, bard, Bernard, bombard, canard, card, charade, chard, couvade, croustade, Cunard, facade, glissade, guard, hard, ill-starred, interlard, lard, Montagnard, nard, pard, petard, pomade, promenade, regard, roulade, saccade, Sade, salade, sard, shard, unmarred, unscarred, yard
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