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Good economic policy requires not so much the bravado to implement drastic change as the strength and wisdom to make reasonable trade-offs over the many years it takes to transform a country's standard of living.
Peter Blair Henry

Meaning of "bravado" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BRAVADO

From Spanish bravada (modern bravata), from Old Italian bravare to challenge, provoke, from bravo wild, brave.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BRAVADO

bravado  [brəˈvɑːdəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BRAVADO

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bravado is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BRAVADO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Bravado

Bravado may refer to: ▪ A pretense of bravery ▪ The Bravados, a 1958 western film ▪ "Bravado", a song by Rush from their 1991 album Roll the Bones ▪ "Bravado", by Lorde ▪ Bravado, the debut extended play by Australian electronic band Miami Horror ▪ Bravado ▪ Bravado Brothers, American professional wrestling tag team...

Definition of bravado in the English dictionary

The definition of bravado in the dictionary is vaunted display of courage or self-confidence; swagger.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BRAVADO


adelantado
ˌædəlænˈtɑːdəʊ
aficionado
əˌfɪʃjəˈnɑːdəʊ
avocado
ˌævəˈkɑːdəʊ
bardo
ˈbɑːdəʊ
Colorado
ˌkɒləˈrɑːdəʊ
Delgado
dɛlˈɡɑːdəʊ
desperado
ˌdɛspəˈrɑːdəʊ
dorado
dəˈrɑːdəʊ
eldorado
ˌeldəˈrɑːdəʊ
enamorado
ɪnæməˈrɑːdəʊ
Manado
məˈnɑːdəʊ
mikado
mɪˈkɑːdəʊ
muscavado
ˌmʌskəˈvɑːdəʊ
muscovado
ˌmʌskəˈvɑːdəʊ
passado
pəˈsɑːdəʊ
Prado
ˈprɑːdəʊ
privado
prɪˈvɑːdəʊ
Ricardo
rɪˈkɑːdəʊ
sado
ˈsɑːdəʊ
soldado
səʊlˈdɑːdəʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BRAVADO

brattishing
brattle
brattlings
bratty
bratwurst
Braun
braunite
Braunschweig
braunschweiger
brava
Bravais lattice
brave
brave new world
bravely
braveness
bravery
bravissimo
bravo
bravura
braw

WORDS THAT END LIKE BRAVADO

Abbado
ado
amontillado
bastinado
Corcovado
cruzado
dado
El Dorado
escapado
fado
hacendado
incommunicado
incomunicado
Machado
malgrado
reformado
Salado
tornado
tostado
zapateado

Synonyms and antonyms of bravado in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BRAVADO»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «bravado» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of bravado

Translation of «bravado» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BRAVADO

Find out the translation of bravado to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bravado from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bravado» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

故作勇敢
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fanfarronería
570 millions of speakers

English

bravado
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वाहवाही
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تبجح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

бравада
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bravata
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাহাদুরি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bravade
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bravado
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Draufgängertum
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

空いばり
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

허세
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bravado
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ra vẻ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிரேவடோ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बहाणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kabadayılık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spavalderia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

brawura
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бравада
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bravadă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

νταηλίκι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bravade
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

karskhet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Bravado
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bravado

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BRAVADO»

The term «bravado» is quite widely used and occupies the 47.914 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BRAVADO» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «bravado» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «bravado» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bravado

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9 QUOTES WITH «BRAVADO»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word bravado.
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Herb Alpert
I was taken in by the bravado and the sounds of Mexico... not so much the music, but the spirit.
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Frank Black
If you're going to exude naivete, you can't really... walk out there like it's a Sting show. You can't be that well put together and then have this kind of innocent bravado.
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Kobe Bryant
It's disgusting, but my father taught me when your mouth gets dry, just suck the sweat out of your own jersey. There's no bravado to any of it; it's just a disgusting little trick.
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Charles Bukowski
The male, for all his bravado and exploration, is the loyal one, the one who generally feels love. The female is skilled at betrayal and torture and damnation.
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Bobby Darin
Any fool knows that bravado is always a cover-up for insecurity. That's the truth. And on that note, I'll say goodnight. God love you.
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Peter Blair Henry
Good economic policy requires not so much the bravado to implement drastic change as the strength and wisdom to make reasonable trade-offs over the many years it takes to transform a country's standard of living.
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K. D. Lang
I think masculinity is bravado against the mystery of the universe of women. It's just a fear of not knowing what women have that's so powerful. It's this shield they put up to try to get closer.
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Menander
Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado.
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Brian Molko
I had a great deal of arrogance and a great deal of bravado, but I think the bravado was brought on by a huge insecurity.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BRAVADO»

Discover the use of bravado in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bravado and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Bravado
One day, attending a concert of the famous pop-star Domino, Paul cannot believe his eyes, because that girl is.... his Jennifer!The story is ripping along, and there is always something happening to keep the reader turning the pages, ...
Peter Frensdorf, 2009
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Kabuki Plays on Stage: Brilliance and Bravado, 1697-1766
Kabuki Plays On Stage represents a monumental achievement in Japanese theatre studies, being the first collection of kabuki play translations to be published in twenty-five years.
James R. Brandon, Samuel L. Leiter, 2002
3
Sweet Bravado
It was not a marriage made in heaven.
Alicia Meadowes, 2009
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Tales of Extreme Endurance: Endurance Planet's Big Book of ...
This book contains amazing tales of extreme endurance from athletes around the globe. These aren't pros or elites - these are everyday people who decided to step outside their comfort zone and attempt to achieve the extraordinary.
Ben Greenfield, 2012
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Billboard
The mere mention of two particular acts illustrates the type of year it has been for the international merchandising/1icensing firm Bravado: Michael Iackson and the Rolling Stones. Bravado inked exclusive, wide-ranging deals with both acts in ...
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Fiske WordPower: The Exclusive System to Learn, Not Just ...
1. bravado (bra VAD o)This noun refers to a swaggering variety of pretended courage. If you're faking bravery, you're displaying bravado. • Kyle wanted to back down from the taunt he had thrown at the stranger, but the code of bravado known ...
Edward Fiske, Jane Mallison, Margery Mandell, 2006
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Lions Behind the Shields: Bravado of Deceit, Anger, Sexism, ...
In this compelling tale based on true events, police officers labor to render good-and sometimes appalling wrongs-onto the citizens of Acadian, and eventually discover that there will always be lost lions behind the badges.
Francis Green, 2012
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Bravado Trail
Calliope Brennen was a spitfire!
J. Kathleen Love, 2010
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Juvenile Delinquency in the Netherlands
Table 6. Leisure and reported delinquent behavior the bravado scale are directly related to high delinquency scores. Considering the fact that weak school integration is related to high scores on the bravado scale, we would suggest that a ...
J. Junger-Tas, Richard L. Block, 1988
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A Day to Remember: Introducing the Drama, Irony, and ...
That Custer was confident in the cavalry's ability to handle the Indians is undeniable, but there may also have been an element of bravado in his personality. Bravado is defined here as an unrealistic claim of confidence (that probably masks ...
David Macnab, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BRAVADO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bravado is used in the context of the following news items.
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Fox News' big Bernie Sanders lie: The right's laughably lame effort …
Trump is a near-perfect distillation of the modern American right: The bravado, the bigotry, the raging idiocy, the false confidence, and the lack ... «Salon, Jul 15»
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The evolution of Channing Tatum: from 'dull beefcake dude' to XXL …
Meanwhile, Foxcatcher is an exploration of the conflict that arises from the myth of male masculinity and bravado. Even Magic Mike explores ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
The Greek Vote and the EU Miscalculation
... and Greece have had an understanding for several months about a bailout, which could be why the Greeks have acted with such bravado. «STRATFOR, Jul 15»
4
The Big Ashes Preview: Can Cook's England stand up to Clarke's …
... unshackle his rigid beliefs, and try to fight fire with fire in an attempt to unsettle Australia, a team that often trades on a heavy dose of bravado. «Firstpost, Jul 15»
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Poorcastle is the 'festival for the rest of us'
Sunday — Bookshelf, Rand Paul Stanley, Kaleidico, Solenodon, The Hart Strings, Tender Mercy, Twenty First Century Fox, New Bravado, Cher ... «The Courier-Journal, Jul 15»
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6-time deportee arrested after crash; 2 kids hospitalized
The other car, a 2002 Oldsmobile Bravado, was occupied by a woman and her two children. A 5-year-old boy was transported by air to a local ... «azcentral.com, Jul 15»
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You 'have to take the rap, son' for tanking, says Nick Kyrgios' mother
Triffitt backed up his stance by attaching a Fairfax Media story written this week, 'Behind the Bravado of Nick Kyrgios', which highlights his ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
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Man pleads guilty to Cobram service station stabbing death
Mr Crisp said this was just an act of bravado on Ajil's part and he did not have any drugs with him. Mr Gyorffy said witnesses claimed Mr ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
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Brent Harvey says North Melbourne can still turn its season around
Roos supporters had spruiked the club's easy draw on the way home, with that bravado pricked by a hammering at the hands of the Gold Coast ... «Herald Sun, Jul 15»
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OUR VIEWPOINT: Safety first in a crime-ridden land
THE sheer bravado of criminals never ceases to amaze, or to frighten. News from Durban yesterday was that a woman jogger was abducted at ... «News24, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Bravado [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/bravado>. Jul 2020 ».
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