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pavoneo

pavoneo
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (boastful behavior)
a. showing off
El pavoneo y la falta de humildad de aquel dandy era, francamente, desagradable.The dandy's showing off and lack of humility was, frankly, off-putting.
b. bragging
El pavoneo constante del futbolista acerca de sus logros con el equipo nacional no le ha ganado muchos fans nuevos.The soccer player's constant bragging about his success with the national team hasn't earned him a lot of new fans.
2. (pretentious way of walking of moving)
a. strut
La mujer caminaba con ese pavoneo característico de la nobleza francesa.The woman walked with the characteristic strut of French nobility.
b. swagger
Por el pavoneo de Antonio al caminar, uno pensaría que es una estrella de cine.By the swagger Antonio has when he walks, you'd think he was some sort of movie star.
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pavoneo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (pejorative)
a. showing off, boasting
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pavoneo
(gen) showing-off; (al hablar) bragging; (al andar) swagger; strutting;
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