how to pronounce bravado


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bravado is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of bravado in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… have a lot of bravado but I really in …”

meanings of bravado


  1. A swaggering show of defiance or courage. The angry customer stood in the middle of the showroom and voiced his complaints with loud bravado.
  2. A false show of courage.
  3. A swaggerer; a braggart.


  1. To swagger; to brag.

bravado frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bravado occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics bravado can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that bravado can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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