Richard Armitage talks big

fanfaronade: empty, boastful talk or swaggering behavior. From French, fanfaron, a boaster. Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

~ by Servetus on March 13, 2017.

2 Responses to “Richard Armitage talks big”

  1. Never heard of this one, but I certainly did of fanfare.:D Are these related?


    • yes — usually fanfare is used literally in English, although it can be used ironically; this is always used in a pejorative sense.


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