Scaramouche


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Scar·a·mouch

also Scar·a·mouche  (skăr′ə-mo͞osh′, -mo͞och′, -mouch′)
n.
A stock character in commedia dell'arte and pantomime, depicted as a boastful coward or buffoon.

[French Scaramouche, from Italian Scaramuccia, from scaramuccia, skirmish; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]
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Noun1.Scaramouche - a stock character in commedia dell'arte depicted as a boastful cowardScaramouche - a stock character in commedia dell'arte depicted as a boastful coward
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