Translation of "bravado" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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bravadonoun [ U ]

uk /brəˈvɑː.dəʊ/ us /brəˈvɑː.doʊ/

a show of courage, especially when unnecessary and dangerous, to make people admire you

虚张声势;逞能
It was an act of bravado that made him ask his boss to resign. 就是蛮干逞能的心理促使他要求老板辞职的。

(Translation of “bravado” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)