braggadocio

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Synonyms for braggadocio

Synonyms for braggadocio

vain and empty boasting

References in classic literature ?
Strutting about with great show and braggadocio, he strove to impress his followers with the mere nothingness of so trivial a feat as flying birdlike thousands of yards above the jungle, though it was long until he had thoroughly convinced himself by the force of autosuggestion that he had enjoyed every instant of the flight and was already far advanced in the art of aviation.
It was honorable braggadocio, and despite the fact that he had found his limitations and was pressing desperately against them, he ran gamely on.
Day Daughtry left his flight as beyond his own grasp of speech, and concluded, his half embarrassment masked by braggadocio over Michael:
It is not in the spirit of braggadocio that I dare to assert they had never seen anything like it.
This is not braggadocio on the part of Avis Everhard.
The man would then instantly, with a very comical expression, cease his braggadocio.
He could not endure his airs as a man of fashion, and laughed heartily at his pompous braggadocio stories.
With a braggadocios sound mixed with a feminine sass, "Tip Drill's" sound has already intrigued industry veterans.