Gasconader

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gasconader A great boaster; a blusterer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gasconader A great boaster.
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Usage

In literature:

They heralded the coming of Santa Anna, the victorious avenger, with passionate gasconading.
"Remember the Alamo" by Amelia E. Barr
Don't gasconade to me.
"Rewards and Fairies" by Rudyard Kipling
The big painter, in his full-blooded, boyish fashion, fairly gasconaded over the success of his exhibit.
"Children of the Whirlwind" by Leroy Scott
Among the members of our diplomatic corps, he was considered somewhat of a Spanish gasconader and a bully.
"Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete" by Lewis Goldsmith
One cause of this is the wilful blindness and silly gasconade of some of those who lead and form public opinion.
"Manuel Pereira" by F. C. Adams
He was famous for much gasconading, and a fondness for whisky and other material things.
"Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field" by Thomas W. Knox
It was not the vainglorious gasconade of a swashbuckler.
"A Handbook of the Boer War" by Gale and Polden, Limited
At the distance of fifteen miles we encamped on a willow island, at the entrance of the river Gasconade.
"History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I." by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
I became more and more convinced that the pompous story of the victory the day before was a mere gasconade.
"Frederic Shoberl Narrative of the Most Remarkable Events Which Occurred In and Near Leipzig" by Frederic Shoberl (1775-1853)
In most men this would have sounded like gasconade.
"Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman" by J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
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In news:

Stan Hall (left), physicians assistant at Hermann Medical Arts, presents a check to Dr Chris Neale, superintendent of Gasconade County R-1 School District, for the driver's education program.
Gasconade County 05.25.2011 Click to enlarge.
0Possible straight line winds caused damage in Gasconade County.
Possible straight line winds caused damage in Gasconade County.
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