Bravo

[b_ɹ_ˈɑː_v_əʊ], [bɹˈɑːvə͡ʊ], [bɹˈɑːvə‍ʊ]

Definitions of bravo:

  1.   applaud with shouts of ` bravo' or ` brava'
  2.   A bandit; a hired assassin.
  3.   A shout of applause; a hired assassin; a bandit.
  4.   Well done!.
  5.   A daring villain: a hired assassin:- pl. BRAVOES.
  6.   An assassin; a murderer for hire.
  7.   A daring ruffian; a hired assassin.
  8.   A shout of applause.
  9.   Well done! excellent! an exclamation expressive of applause.
  10.   Well done: excellent.
  11.   Good! well done!.
  12.   a murderer ( especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed; " his assassins were hunted down like animals"; " assassinators of kings and emperors"
  13.   a cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great performance
  14.   Well done! Good.
  15.   A daring villain; a bandit; one who sets law at defiance; a professional assassin or murderer.
  16.   A daring villain; hired assassin; bandit.

Quotes for bravo:

  1. There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains, the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch. – Bette Davis
  2. In Rio Bravo when Duke makes love to Feathers, the scene dissolves to the next morning where we see him putting on his vest and almost humming. It was subtle, but you knew what happened. Give me a towel and some blankets any day! – Angie Dickinson
  3. But if one could go back in time, I'd love to have been directed by Howard Hawks, who's one of my great heroes. One of the greatest directors there ever was. He directed probably one of the greatest westerns of all time in Rio Bravo – Stephen Fry
  4. One of my co -workers at Ralph Lauren heard about the show, and when she got back to the office, said; Carson, you have to call Bravo They're doing a show. You're perfect for it. – Carson Kressley
  5. I was familiar with that and 'Rio Bravo 'Rio Bravo' was what John Carpenter did, that brilliant move of taking a western and turning it into an urban flick. And from there you got, you know, all the cop genre movies of the time. – John Leguizamo
  6. I wrote on a show called Johnny Bravo when I was at Hanna -Barbera. – Seth MacFarlane
  7. I think the Bravo test is really important for a number of reasons. It's kind of symbolic. It raises a lot of the issues that are related to the whole controversy over nuclear testing. – Martha Smith
  8. There was a lot of protest after Bravo from countries like India, for example. India was the first country which came forward and proposed at the United Nations that all of these nuclear tests should be stopped, that there should be a complete ban on nuclear testing. – Martha Smith

Usage examples for bravo:

  1. Monsieur Love, who was thundering down behind her, cried, " Bravo – Night and Morning, Volume 3 by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  2. My name's Bonnie Bravo – Desert Dust by Edwin L. Sabin
  3. He began to press the bravo and Boucher's followers were silent. ” – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  4. “ " Bravo shouted every one, the captain himself included, as he descended from the table; " that's a ripping song." ” – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  5. His face flushed and paled; the people laughed hysterically, some of them with the tears of terror still on their cheeks; but Radbourn said, " Bravo Bacon!" ” – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
  6. And this was what her musical genius had come to- singing and making baby- songs for little children, to which the only chorus of applause was a faint " Bravo – Christian's Mistake by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  7. “ Alexina almost shouted " Bravo – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  8. The philosopher of the Manor Cartier seemed to come out of a dream as men and women applauded, and cries arose of " Bravo M'sieu' Jean Jacques!" ” – The Money Master, Volume 3. by Gilbert Parker
  9. In the evening there was a gala representation at San Carlo, where the members of the Expedition scattered among the different boxes were saluted with repeated loud cries of " Bravo – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  10. At first I said " Bravo – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  11. While at the fifth- Mercadet- we are quite ready to cry " Bravo – Introduction to the Dramas of Balzac by Epiphanius Wilson and J. Walker McSpadden
  12. The bravo lifting two long hands in loose and torn black gloves, rapidly made signs, like the deaf and dumb. ” – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  13. The life of a bravo in time of peace- the deliberate project in war to exterminate whole cities full of innocent people, who had different notions on the subject of image- worship and ecclesiastical ceremonies from those entertained at Rome, did not seem to him at all incompatible with the precepts of Jesus. ” – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  14. “ Alene jumped to her feet, and standing in the window facing the room, recited the words with a dash and a fire that brought forth a " Bravo – Peggy-Alone by Mary Agnes Byrne
  15. Bravo Morgan, we'll wear them out yet. ” – A Voyage with Captain Dynamite by Charles Edward Rich
  16. “ " Bravo Harry," said Jack. ” – The Second String by Nat Gould
  17. “ " Bravo Bertram," said Douglas. ” – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny
  18. You have seen the bombardment through, bravo – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  19. We have already spoken of Frank's dog; but were we to allow the matter to drop here it would be a mortal offense in the eyes of the young naturalist, for Bravo held a very prominent position in his affections. ” – Frank, the Young Naturalist by Harry Castlemon
  20. Within half an hour, thanks to the magnificent energy of our Royal Engineers, a message had been 'phoned to the brigadier, and the answer came back: " Bravo my boy! ” – With Haig on the Somme by D. H. Parry

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