fanfaron

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French fanfaron.

NounEdit

fanfaron (plural fanfarons)

  1. (obsolete) A boaster; a braggart.

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

fanfaron

  1. accusative singular of fanfaro

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish fanfarrón, from Arabic فَرْفَار(farfār).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɑ̃.fa.ʁɔ̃/
  • (file)
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

fanfaron (feminine fanfaronne, masculine plural fanfarons, feminine plural fanfaronnes)

  1. boasting

NounEdit

fanfaron m (plural fanfarons, feminine fanfaronne)

  1. boaster

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • >? English: foofaraw
  • Polish: fanfaron

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ fanfaron”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

Further readingEdit


PiedmonteseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fanfaron m

  1. braggart

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French fanfaron,[1][2] from Spanish fanfarrón, from Arabic فَرْفَار(farfār). First attested in 1764.[3]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fanˈfa.rɔn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -arɔn
  • Syllabification: fan‧fa‧ron

NounEdit

fanfaron m pers (diminutive fanfaronik)

  1. (dated, derogatory) braggart
    Synonyms: bufon, samochwała, ważniak

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mirosław Bańko; Lidia Wiśniakowska (2021) Wielki słownik wyrazów obcych, →ISBN
  2. ^ Witold Doroszewski, editor (1958–1969), “fanfaron”, in Słownik języka polskiego (in Polish), Warszawa: PWN
  3. ^ Wiesław Morawski (03.12.2018), “FANFARON”, in Elektroniczny Słownik Języka Polskiego XVII i XVIII Wieku [Electronic Dictionary of the Polish Language of the XVII and XVIII Century]

Further readingEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French fanfaron, from Spanish fanfarrón, from Arabic فَرْفَار(farfār).

AdjectiveEdit

fanfaron m or n (feminine singular fanfaronă, masculine plural fanfaroni, feminine and neuter plural fanfarone)

  1. boasting

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

fanfaron m (plural fanfaroni)

  1. boaster

DeclensionEdit