Definition of braggadocious in English:


Line breaks: brag¦ga|do¦cious
Pronunciation: /ˌbraɡəˈdəʊʃəs


informal , chiefly US
Boastful or arrogant: it sounds braggadocious, but I don’t think I ever dropped a pass in a game I’ve never been a braggadocious kind of guy
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  • I'm not being braggadocious about this, but I play well.
  • Elizabeth is really not a braggadocious person.
  • I don't want to seem braggadocious, but people keep telling me it's the most famous house in the country, after the White House.


mid 19th century: from braggadocio + -ous.

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