bravo

[b_ɹ_ˈɑː_v_əʊ], [bɹˈɑːvə͡ʊ], [bɹˈɑːvə‍ʊ]

Definitions of bravo:

  1.   A shout of applause. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   Well done!. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   A shout of applause; a hired assassin; a bandit. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   A daring villain: a hired assassin:- pl. BRAVOES. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5.   A daring ruffian; a hired assassin. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6.   An assassin; a murderer for hire. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7.   Well done! Good. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8.   Well done: excellent. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9.   A bandit; a hired assassin. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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. I wrote on a show called Johnny Bravo when I was at Hanna -Barbera. – Seth MacFarlane
  5. 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. At first I said " Bravo – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  2. “ Alexina almost shouted " Bravo – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  3. Bravo Morgan, we'll wear them out yet. ” – A Voyage with Captain Dynamite by Charles Edward Rich
  4. 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
  5. “ 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
  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. “ " Bravo Bertram," said Douglas. ” – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny
  8. 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
  9. Monsieur Love, who was thundering down behind her, cried, " Bravo – Night and Morning, Volume 3 by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  10. 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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