Definition of scaramouch in English:

scaramouch

Line breaks: scara|mouch
Pronunciation: /ˈskarəmaʊtʃ
 
, -muːtʃ/

noun

archaic
  • A boastful but cowardly person.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Italian Scaramuccia, the name of a stock character in Italian farce, from scaramuccia 'skirmish'.

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