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rodomontade vainglorious or extravagant boast. XVII. — F. rodomontade, It. †rodomontada, -ata, f. F. rodomont, It. -monte bragger, boaster, appellative use of Rodomonte name (lit. ‘roll-mountain’) of a boastful Saracen leader in Boiardo's ‘Orlando Innamorato’ and Ariosto's ‘Orlando Furioso’.

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rodomontade

rodomontade boastful or inflated talk or behaviour; the word comes (in the early 17th century) via French from the Italian form of Rodomont, the boastful Saracen leader in Orlando Innamorato and Orlando Furioso. From the late 16th century, rodomont came to be used to mean a braggart or boaster.

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rodomontade

rod·o·mon·tade / ˌrädəmənˈtād; ˌrōd-; -ˈtäd/ • n. boastful or inflated talk or behavior. • v. [intr.] archaic talk boastfully.

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