Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “bravado”

See all translations

bravado

noun [U]
 
 
/brəˈvɑː.dəʊ/ US  /-doʊ/
a show of bravery, 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。
Doing things without fear or proper thought
Translations of “bravado”
in Spanish bravuconería, bravata, fanfarronería…
in Arabic تَظاهُر بِالشجاعة…
in Korean 허세…
in Portuguese exibição de coragem…
in French bravade…
in German die gespielte Tapferkeit…
in Catalan bravates…
in Japanese 虚勢, からいばり…
in Russian бравада…
in Chinese (Traditional) 虛張聲勢, 逞能…
in Italian bravata…
in Turkish efelik, kabadayılık…
in Polish brawura…
(Definition of bravado from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “bravado” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

bad/hard/tough luck

said to express sympathy with someone when something bad has happened to them

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More