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rod·o·mon·tade

 (rŏd′ə-mŏn-tād′, -täd′, rō′də-)
n.
Pretentious boasting or bragging; bluster: "a detestable compound of vulgarity and rodomontade" (John Morley).
adj.
Pretentiously boastful or bragging.
intr.v. ro·do·mon·tad·ed, ro·do·mon·tad·ing, ro·do·mon·tades
To boast or brag.

[French, from Italian rodomontada, from Rodomonte, , arrogant Saracen leader in Orlando Innamorato by Matteo Boiardo and Orlando Furioso by Ludovico Ariosto.]

rodomontade

(ˌrɒdəmɒnˈteɪd; -ˈtɑːd)
n
a. boastful words or behaviour; bragging
b. (as modifier): rodomontade behaviour.
vb
(intr) to boast, bluster, or rant
[C17: from French, from Italian rodomonte a boaster, from Rodomonte the name of a braggart king of Algiers in epic poems by Boiardo and Ariosto]

rod•o•mon•tade

(ˌrɒd ə mənˈteɪd, -ˈtɑd, ˌroʊ də-)

n.
1. vainglorious boasting; blustering talk.
adj.
2. boastful.
[1605–15; < Middle French, = Italian Rodomonte the boastful king of Algiers in Boiardo's Orlando Innamorato and Ariosto's Orlando Furioso + Middle French -ade -ade1]

rodomontade

- Meaning loud bragging, it got its name from Rodomonto, a loud bragging Moorish king of epics.
See also related terms for loud.

rodomontade


Past participle: rodomontaded
Gerund: rodomontading

Imperative
rodomontade
rodomontade
Present
I rodomontade
you rodomontade
he/she/it rodomontades
we rodomontade
you rodomontade
they rodomontade
Preterite
I rodomontaded
you rodomontaded
he/she/it rodomontaded
we rodomontaded
you rodomontaded
they rodomontaded
Present Continuous
I am rodomontading
you are rodomontading
he/she/it is rodomontading
we are rodomontading
you are rodomontading
they are rodomontading
Present Perfect
I have rodomontaded
you have rodomontaded
he/she/it has rodomontaded
we have rodomontaded
you have rodomontaded
they have rodomontaded
Past Continuous
I was rodomontading
you were rodomontading
he/she/it was rodomontading
we were rodomontading
you were rodomontading
they were rodomontading
Past Perfect
I had rodomontaded
you had rodomontaded
he/she/it had rodomontaded
we had rodomontaded
you had rodomontaded
they had rodomontaded
Future
I will rodomontade
you will rodomontade
he/she/it will rodomontade
we will rodomontade
you will rodomontade
they will rodomontade
Future Perfect
I will have rodomontaded
you will have rodomontaded
he/she/it will have rodomontaded
we will have rodomontaded
you will have rodomontaded
they will have rodomontaded
Future Continuous
I will be rodomontading
you will be rodomontading
he/she/it will be rodomontading
we will be rodomontading
you will be rodomontading
they will be rodomontading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rodomontading
you have been rodomontading
he/she/it has been rodomontading
we have been rodomontading
you have been rodomontading
they have been rodomontading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rodomontading
you will have been rodomontading
he/she/it will have been rodomontading
we will have been rodomontading
you will have been rodomontading
they will have been rodomontading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rodomontading
you had been rodomontading
he/she/it had been rodomontading
we had been rodomontading
you had been rodomontading
they had been rodomontading
Conditional
I would rodomontade
you would rodomontade
he/she/it would rodomontade
we would rodomontade
you would rodomontade
they would rodomontade
Past Conditional
I would have rodomontaded
you would have rodomontaded
he/she/it would have rodomontaded
we would have rodomontaded
you would have rodomontaded
they would have rodomontaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rodomontade - vain and empty boasting
boast, boasting, jactitation, self-praise - speaking of yourself in superlatives

rodomontade

also rhodomontade
noun
An act of boasting:
Informal: blow.
adjective
Characterized by or given to boasting:
verb
To talk with excessive pride:
Informal: blow.
Translations

rodomontade

[ˌrɒdəmɒnˈteɪd] Nfanfarronada f

rodomontade

n (liter)Prahlerei f, → Bramarbasieren nt (geh)