Jan. 20th, 2017

fanfaron

Jan. 20th, 2017 07:42 am
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fanfaron (FAN-fah-ron) - n., braggart, swaggerer, empty boaster.


Not as common as fanfaronade, the fanfaron's bluster, but still useful. Adopted around 1615 either through French or directly from Spanish fanfarrón, braggart, which is said to be imitative of the sounds of blustering but could possibly be from Arabic farfār, garrulous.

And that ends this week's boastful theme. It's been a YUGE week. Peace out, y'all.

---L.

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