简明英汉词典

bravado
[brE5vB:dEu]
n.
虚张声势, 装作有自信的样子

美国传统词典[双解]

bravado
bra.va.do
AHD:[br…-v?“d?]
D.J.[br*6v$8dou]
K.K.[br*6v$do]
n.(名词)
【复数】 bra.va.dos或 bra.va.does

(1)

Defiant or swaggering behavior:
虚张声势:蔑视的或虚张声势的行为:
strove to prevent our courage from turning into bravado.
努力预防我们的勇气变成一种虚张声势

(2)

A pretense of courage; a false show of bravery.
故作勇敢;假装表现出勇敢

(3)

A disposition toward showy defiance or false expressions of courage.
虚张声势或故作勇气的倾向

语源

(1)

Spanish bravada
西班牙语 bravada

(2)

from bravo [brave] * see brave
源自 bravo [勇敢] *参见 brave

现代英汉词典

bravado
[brE5vB:dEJ]
n.
虚张声势;逞威风

现代英汉综合大辞典

bravado
[brE5vB:dEu]
n.
(pl. bravados, bravadoes )[西]虚张声势, 恐吓
perform idiotic tricks out of sheer bravado
搞一套愚蠢的花招纯属虚张声势

词性变化

bravado
[brE5vB:dEu]
vi.
作威; 恐吓, 虚张声势
The mob bravadoed a while but never got really violent.
暴民们虚张声势了一番, 但始终没有真正地闹起来。

美国传统词典

bravado
bra.va.do
AHD:[br…-v?“d?]
D.J.[br*6v$8dou]
K.K.[br*6v$do]
n.
pl. bra.va.dosor bra.va.does

(1)

Defiant or swaggering behavior:
strove to prevent our courage from turning into bravado.

(2)

A pretense of courage; a false show of bravery.

(3)

A disposition toward showy defiance or false expressions of courage.

语源

(1)

Spanish bravada

(2)

from bravo [brave] * see brave

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