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gas·con·ade

 (găs′kə-nād′)
n.
Boastfulness; bravado.

[French gasconnade, from Gascon, Gascon; see Gascon.]

gas′con·ade′ v.
gas′con·ad′er n.

gasconade

(ˌɡæskəˈneɪd)
n
boastful talk, bragging, or bluster
vb
(intr) to boast, brag, or bluster
[C18: from French gasconnade, from gasconner to chatter, boast like a Gascon]
ˌgasconˈader n

gas•con•ade

(ˌgæs kəˈneɪd)

n., v. -ad•ed, -ad•ing. n.
1. extravagant boasting; boastful talk.
v.i.
2. to boast extravagantly; bluster.
[1700–10; < French gasconnade, derivative of gasconner to boast, chatter]

gasconade


Past participle: gasconaded
Gerund: gasconading

Imperative
gasconade
gasconade
Present
I gasconade
you gasconade
he/she/it gasconades
we gasconade
you gasconade
they gasconade
Preterite
I gasconaded
you gasconaded
he/she/it gasconaded
we gasconaded
you gasconaded
they gasconaded
Present Continuous
I am gasconading
you are gasconading
he/she/it is gasconading
we are gasconading
you are gasconading
they are gasconading
Present Perfect
I have gasconaded
you have gasconaded
he/she/it has gasconaded
we have gasconaded
you have gasconaded
they have gasconaded
Past Continuous
I was gasconading
you were gasconading
he/she/it was gasconading
we were gasconading
you were gasconading
they were gasconading
Past Perfect
I had gasconaded
you had gasconaded
he/she/it had gasconaded
we had gasconaded
you had gasconaded
they had gasconaded
Future
I will gasconade
you will gasconade
he/she/it will gasconade
we will gasconade
you will gasconade
they will gasconade
Future Perfect
I will have gasconaded
you will have gasconaded
he/she/it will have gasconaded
we will have gasconaded
you will have gasconaded
they will have gasconaded
Future Continuous
I will be gasconading
you will be gasconading
he/she/it will be gasconading
we will be gasconading
you will be gasconading
they will be gasconading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gasconading
you have been gasconading
he/she/it has been gasconading
we have been gasconading
you have been gasconading
they have been gasconading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gasconading
you will have been gasconading
he/she/it will have been gasconading
we will have been gasconading
you will have been gasconading
they will have been gasconading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gasconading
you had been gasconading
he/she/it had been gasconading
we had been gasconading
you had been gasconading
they had been gasconading
Conditional
I would gasconade
you would gasconade
he/she/it would gasconade
we would gasconade
you would gasconade
they would gasconade
Past Conditional
I would have gasconaded
you would have gasconaded
he/she/it would have gasconaded
we would have gasconaded
you would have gasconaded
they would have gasconaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gasconade - an instance of boastful talkgasconade - an instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"
boast, boasting, jactitation, self-praise - speaking of yourself in superlatives
Verb1.gasconade - show offgasconade - show off        
puff - speak in a blustering or scornful manner; "A puffing kind of man"
exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, overstate, amplify, magnify, overdraw - to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
crow, gloat, triumph - dwell on with satisfaction

gasconade

noun
An act of boasting:
Informal: blow.
verb
To talk with excessive pride:
Informal: blow.
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