Definition of "fanfaron" []

  • Bully (noun)
  • Boaster (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fanfaron" in a sentence
  • "Walpole from then on ridiculed GW, calling him a fanfaron braggart, and saying that he soon “learned to blush for his rodomontade.”"
  • "“Despardieux, milor,” said the Chevalier, “if he had stayed one moment, he should have had a torchon — what you call a dishclout, pinned to him for a piece of shroud, to show he be de ghost of one grand fanfaron.”"
  • "But the apothecary, who perhaps had more penetration or less partiality than his wife and daughter, differed from them in their sentiments of the matter, and expressed himself to me in the shop in this manner: “Ah mon pauvre Roderique! you have more of de veracite dan of de prudence — bot mine vife and dater be diablement sage, and Monsieur le Capitaine un fanfaron, pardieu!”"