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braggadocio
American English: /ˌbræɡəˈdoʊ(t)ʃiˌoʊ/
British English: /ˌbraɡəˈdəʊtʃɪəʊ/

Translation of braggadocio in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • [literary]
    Example sentences
    • With all the flashy braggadocio behaviour and senseless acts of violence, believe it or not, there's also a downside to wrestling.
    • The overriding impression is one of mayhem, machismo, bluster and braggadocio.
    • The requisite clowning, braggadocio and hip-hop historicism are in place and well articulated, and an unprecedented, post-9/11 political pique has surfaced.

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