braggadocious

braggadocious

(ˌbræɡəˈdəʊʃəs)
adj
informal US boastful
[C20: from braggadocio]
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While Trump traded braggadocious tweets with Kim Jong-un, even threatening to attack if pushed to the brink, Tillerson sought to walk softly -- and without a big stick.
Because as we discovered from Trump's own statement to the press on Wednesday (not a tweet), Bannon was in fact a braggadocious nobody who failed in life and has now gone insane.
Mayweather hasn't been nearly as braggadocious in the build towards the fight.
Whether appearing on club hits like Future's fantastically braggadocious "Too Much Sauce," rapping over sunny marimba on the Ronda Rousey tribute "Ronda (Winners)," or outright singing on "Stole Your Luv," a ballad that his SoundCloud account cheekily classifies as "#AlternativeRock," it's clear Uzi's inspiration has no single source.
But as Trump's stream of consciousness became ever more incoherent - and positively Dahl-ian as he used the word braggadocious, which will surely be the opening number when Trump the Musical is written - Clinton proved that political articulacy is precisely what's needed in the glare of global pressure.
I don't say this in a braggadocious way, but I've been able to be around some of the greatest ever," said Mora, who was an NFL assistant for 19 years and head coach of the Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks.
It was Ali's redemption and the day he crossed over from braggadocious youth into a genuine global sensation.
All he has is his friends--beautiful Abby (Aimee Teegarden), braggadocious Brian (Stephen Lunsford) and dorky Danny (Devon Werkheiser), who stray from the usual highschool prankery when they spot strange shadows moving across the windows of Ely's home.
Elba told a national newspaper: "My work sounds like a verse by some braggadocious rapper: 'I kicked it with Beyonc, then I kicked it with Charlize Theron and Ridley Scott and Denzel [Washington].
Aggro" is aggression or assault, and you prob'ly know "cheeky" means lippy, flippant or braggadocious.
In the opening chapter, we find the two lovers ensconced in George's apartment, acting out an amorous ritual, which involves his performing, tongue-in-cheek, the role of a domineering, braggadocious paramour and her submissively feeding him, loving him, and clinging to him for her very identity, while simultaneously bragging about her own ability to sustain his affection.
Is he the braggadocious movie star who declaimed loudly in 2003 that he's so rich he'd never need campaign donations, or is he the unctuous politician who sets records for taking contributions?