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rodomont Line breaks: rodo|mont
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒdəmɒnt/

Definition of rodomont in English:


A person who boasts or brags.
Example sentences
  • This type was held up to ridicule and made a coward as well as a rodomont, as in the circumstances was only natural.
  • Assaults on the 'liberal' academy were, for a time, consigned to opinion columns penned by conservative rodomonts.
  • He apologizes, not wanting to be considered a Rodomont, for having to mention his military exploits again.


Late 16th century: French, from Italian rodomonte, from the name of a boastful character in the Orlando epics.

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