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gasconade

[gas-kuh-neyd] /ˌgæs kəˈneɪd/
noun
1.
extravagant boasting; boastful talk.
verb (used without object), gasconaded, gasconading.
2.
to boast extravagantly; bluster.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < French gasconnade, derivative of gasconner to boast, chatter. See Gascon, -ade1
Related forms
gasconader, noun
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gasconade

/ˌɡæskəˈneɪd/
noun
1.
boastful talk, bragging, or bluster
verb
2.
(intransitive) to boast, brag, or bluster
Derived Forms
gasconader, noun
Word Origin
C18: from French gasconnade, from gasconner to chatter, boast like a Gascon
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Word Origin and History for gasconade

1709 (n.); 1727 (v.), from French gasconade (see Gascon + -ade); from gasconner (16c.) "to boast, brag," literally "to talk like a Gascon."

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