fanfaron

fanfaron

(ˈfænfəˌrɒn)
n
a boaster, a braggart
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L'autoproclame [beaucoup moins que] roi des Gitans [beaucoup plus grand que] n'etait donc pas qu'un fanfaron : apres avoir cree une enorme surprise en battant samedi dernier Vladimir Klitschko, invaincu depuis 2004, le Britannique Tyson Fury, nouveau champion du monde WBA/IBF/WBO des lourds, espere etre celui qui va reveiller la boxe mondiale.
In this context, a grant signing ceremony was organised last week at the Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site, Trou Fanfaron by the AGTF in collaboration with the United States Embassy.
Father and son, Colin and James Little of The Guards, Ireby collected the Championship award with their British Blue cross which was sired by the registered Blue bull Woldnewton Rambo and is out of a pedigree Limousin cow, a daughter of the noted Fanfaron sire.
Paul Phillips, who took a spectacular fall when Fanfaron landed in the ditch, needed treatment to his shoulder and arm by the paramedics, which held up the last race for ten minutes.
Tom Scudamore had a ride to forget on Fanfaron in the cross- country chase won by Supreme Charm.
It was a very mixed day for Jamie Osborne who was beaten on odds-on chances in the first two races, one of them in sensational style when 4-9 shot Fanfaron tried to run out and then refused at the second fence in the Paddlesworth Novices' Chase, in which Riparius beat the only other finisher Super Saffron by nine lengths.
As for calabash, calabaza, cork, fanfare, fanfaron, fanfaronade, haras, harras, harridan, mask, masque, masquerade, masquery, matador, tripe, troubadour, Wartburg (Dictionnaire etymologique de la langue francaise [Paris, 1968]) and Corominas (Breve diccionario etimologico de la lengua catellana [Madrid, 1973]) give different etymologies.
Fanfaron came up from the Axe Vale country for this and trainer-rider Paul Phillips attempted to make all.
Tom Scudamore was banned for four days (November 20-23) after the stewards found that his mount Fanfaron had taken the wrong course on jumping the fourth fence and the jockey carried on in the race.
First 8-13 chance Legendary Lover proved no match for Martin Pipe's New Zealand import Dr Jazz in the novice hurdle, but backers of Fanfaron in the novices chase soon knew their fate.
THE Tizzards and Burchells were not the only families celebrating after Fanfaron landed the hunter chase.
IT was a mixed day for Jamie Osborne at Fontwell who was beaten on odds-on chances in the first two races, one of them in sensational style when 4-9 shot Fanfaron tried to run out and then refused at the second fence in the Paddlesworth Novices' Chase, in which Riparius beat the only other finisher Super Saffron.