Definition of scaramouch in English:

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scaramouch

Pronunciation: /ˈskarəmaʊtʃ/
/ˈskarəmuːtʃ/

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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