from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Boastful.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Like Thraso (a character in the play Eunuchus by Terence); boastful, bragging, vainglorious.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Thraso; like, or becoming to, Thraso; bragging; boastful; vainglorious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Given to bragging; boasting; vainglorious.
- Proceeding from or exhibiting ostentation; ostentatious; boasting.
After Thrasō, a character in the play Eunuchus by Terence.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Via Latin from Greek Θρασων (a boastful soldier in Terence’s Eunuchus), from θρασυς ‘bold, spirited’. (Wiktionary)