Word of the Week: rodomontade (rŏd-ə-mŏn-TĀD)

2020-04-16T15:49:43-04:00

Word of the Week: rodomontade (rŏd-ə-mŏn-TĀD) Definition (Noun) Extravagant boasting or bragging; bravado; boastful or bombastic language. In Context "Their conversation was interspersed with oaths like minute guns, and every bombastic rodomontade was rounded off by a thundering execration, like a patriotic toast honored with a discharge of artillery." Diedrich Knickerbocker [Washington Irving], A History of New York from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty, 1809.