Definition of Ramboesque in English:

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Ramboesque

Pronunciation: /rambəʊˈɛsk/

adjective

(Of a man or his behaviour) exceptionally tough or aggressive: the Ramboesque, self-styled warrior who commanded the protest movement
More example sentences
  • Simply using violence to enforce your juvenile ramboesque desire for vengenace and retribution is not the norm.
  • He has made a healthy living peddling his Ramboesque tale.
  • I wonder if his musty, Ramboesque rhetoric was lost on the president, who only minutes before had promised a "humane and compassionate response to drug use."

Origin

1980s: from Rambo + -esque.

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