Rhodomontade \Rhod`o*mon*tade"\, n. See {Rodomontade}. [1913 Webster]

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  • rhodomontade — [räd΄ə mən tād′, rō΄dəmən tād; räd΄ə mən täd′, rō΄də məntäd′] n., adj., vi. archaic sp. of RODOMONTADE …   English World dictionary

  • rhodomontade — noun vain and empty boasting • Syn: ↑braggadocio, ↑bluster, ↑rodomontade • Derivationally related forms: ↑bluster (for: ↑bluster) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rhodomontade — variant of rodomontade …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rhodomontade — /rod euh mon tayd , tahd , meuhn , roh deuh /, n., adj., v., rhodomontaded, rhodomontading. Obs. rodomontade. * * * …   Universalium

  • rhodomontade — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun & adjective & verb See rodomontade …   English dictionary for students

  • rodomontade — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bluster, pretension, grandiloquence, exaggeration; see bravado . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I also rhodomontade noun An act of boasting: boast, brag, braggadocio, fanfaronade, gasconade, vaunt. Informal: blow1. See PRAISE.… …   English dictionary for students

  • rodomontade — also rhodomontade noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, from rodomont blusterer, from Italian Rodomonte, character in Orlando Innamorato by Matteo M. Boiardo Date: 1612 1. a bragging speech 2. vain boasting or bluster ; rant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Rodomontade — od uh muhn TADE; roh duh muhn TAHD is a mass noun meaning boastful talk or behavior. The term is a reference to Rodomonte, a character in Italian Renaissance epic poems Orlando innamorato and its sequel Orlando furioso . [… …   Wikipedia

  • rodomontade — 1. adjective Pretentiously boastful. 2. noun Vain boasting; a rant; pretentious behaviour. Indeed, there is much reason to imagine that there was not the least truth in what Mr Western affirmed, especially as he laid the scene of those impurities …   Wiktionary

  • fustian — n. 1. Bombast, rant, rhodomontade, inflated style, swelling or pompous phraseology. 2. Stuff, nonsense, trash, twaddle, inanity, etc. See balderdash …   New dictionary of synonyms

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