Meaning of scaramouch in English:

scaramouch

noun

archaic
  • A boastful but cowardly person.

Pronunciation

scaramouch

/ˈskarəmaʊtʃ/ /ˈskarəmuːtʃ/

Origin

Mid 17th century from Italian Scaramuccia, the name of a stock character in Italian farce, from scaramuccia ‘skirmish’.