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Noun: gasconade  ,gas-ku'neyd
Usage: archaic
  1. An instance of boastful talk
    "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade";
    - brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing [US], line-shooting, vapouring [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: gasconade  ,gas-ku'neyd
Usage: archaic
  1. Show off, esp. with exaggeration
    - boast, tout, swash [archaic], shoot a line [informal], brag, gas [informal], blow, bluster, vaunt, skite [Austral, NZ, informal]

Derived forms: gasconaded, gasconades, gasconading

Type of: amplify, boast, boasting, exaggerate, hyperbolise [Brit], hyperbolize, jactitation, magnify, overdraw, overstate, self-praise, skite [Austral, NZ, informal]

Encyclopedia: Gasconade, Missouri