Definition of braggadocious in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbraɡəˈdō(t)SHəs/


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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  • This is an album of braggadocious hip-hop, full-bodied with confrontational street style.
  • Actually, being a rapper might just be a strong plus in portraying the early, braggadocious Cassius Clay.
  • Lyrically it doesn't go beyond braggadocious bluster and more local-musician name-drops.


Mid 19th century: from braggadocio + -ous.

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Syllabification: brag·ga·do·cious

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