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Noun: bravo (bravos,bravoes)  braa-vow
  1. A murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
    "his bravos were hunted down like animals";
    - assassin, assassinator
  2. A cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great performance
Verb: bravo  braa-vow
  1. Applaud with shouts of 'bravo' or 'brava'
Interjection: bravo  braa-vow
  1. Exclamation expressive of applause
    - well done, onya [Austral, NZ, informal]

Derived forms: bravos, bravoing, bravoed, bravoes

Type of: acclaim, applaud, cheer, clap, liquidator, manslayer, murderer, spat

Encyclopedia: Bravo, Juan