Gasconade

Definition: Noun. Excessive bragging; boastful talk.
Verb. To brag excessively.

Etymology: From the French, gasconnade (Gascon + ade), derived from gasconner, which means “to boast or to brag.” A Gascon (a term from the late 14th century) is literally a native of Gascony, a city that was known for its boastful people.


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