Definition of braggadocio:
flamboyance, hubris, bull, one-upmanship, braggart, fanfaronade, rhodomontade, swaggerer, gas, blower, flash, rodomontade, boaster, brag, vaunter, self-promotion, blowhard, hot air, vaunt, gasconade, bluster, cockalorum, blow, cracker, gasconader, gascon, swagger, bragger, praise, rant, magniloquence, grandstanding, grandiloquence, ostentation.
- boast (part of speech: noun)
- vanity (part of speech: noun)
- "Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories", Rex Beach.
- "Susy, A Story of the Plains", Bret Harte.
When Jud bitterly alluded to him and assured her, with more or less boyish braggadocio, that he would whip him if he ever so much as spoke to her or him again, she felt a dread that seemed almost a presentiment of evil.- "The Sherrods", George Barr McCutcheon.