Part of speech: noun

  1. boastful or inflated talk or behavior; bragging or arrogant speech

Examples of


in a sentence

  • The candidate’s rodomontade during the debate failed to impress the audience.
  • His rodomontade about his achievements only served to annoy his colleagues.

Did you Know?

Rodomontade is derived from the name Rodomonte, a boastful and arrogant character in the epic poem “Orlando Furioso” by Ludovico Ariosto. It refers to boastful or inflated talk, often characterized by arrogant and exaggerated claims about one’s abilities or accomplishments. Recognizing rodomontade can help distinguish between genuine achievements and empty bravado.

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