Main meanings of gasconading in English

: gasconading1gasconading2

gasconading1

noun

  • The action of boasting extravagantly; swagger, gasconade.

Pronunciation

gasconading

/ˌɡaskəˈneɪdɪŋ/ /ˌɡaskəˈnɑːdɪŋ/

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Supplement. From gasconade + -ing.

Main meanings of gasconading in English

: gasconading1gasconading2

gasconading2

adjective

  • That boasts or swaggers; characterized by gasconade.

Pronunciation

gasconading

/ˌɡaskəˈneɪdɪŋ/ /ˌɡaskəˈnɑːdɪŋ/

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Daniel Defoe (?1660–1731), writer and businessman. From gasconade + -ing.