Definitions

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  • n. spitfire
  • n. braggart

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A spit-fire; a bragging, vaporing fellow.

Etymologies

Spanish - From the nickname of the Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de la Concepción - "fireshitter" (Wiktionary)

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  • braggart (literally "shit-fire")

    January 1, 2008