A bold manner or a show of boldness intended to impress or intimidate.
- Swagger and arrogance is all very well but until that huge European Cup is hoisted aloft it is merely bluster and bravado.
- Amid all the glorious fanfares and bravado there will be some frightened and anxious people.
- He has the swagger and bravado - the coloured hair and the flash motor.
boldness, swaggering, bluster;
boasting, bragging, bombast, braggadocio
informal showing off
Words that rhyme with bravadoaficionado, amontillado, avocado, Bardo, Barnardo, bastinado, Colorado, desperado, Dorado, eldorado, incommunicado, Leonardo, Mikado, muscovado, Prado, renegado, Ricardo, stifado
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