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Headword: Κρημνοκοπεῖν
Adler number: kappa,2387
Translated headword: to make big talk
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to boast, to brag;[1] to use grand diction.
Greek Original:
Κρημνοκοπεῖν: κομπάζειν, ἀλαζονεύεσθαι: μεγάλας λέξεις ποιεῖν.
Notes:
Probably a comic coinage; cf. kappa 2390.
[1] Likewise in Photius.
Keywords: comedy; definition; ethics; rhetoric; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 January 2001@22:39:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 25 May 2001@10:07:48.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 17 March 2013@09:07:37.
Catharine Roth (deleted link) on 17 March 2013@17:31:34.

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