Definitions for: Bravo

[n] a cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great performance
[n] 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"
[v] applaud with shouts of"bravo" or"brava"

Webster (1913) Definition: Bra"vo, n.; pl. Bravoes. [I. See Brave, a.]
A daring villain; a bandit; one who sets law at defiance; a
professional assassin or murderer.

Safe from detection, seize the unwary prey. And stab,
like bravoes, all who come this way. --Churchill.

Bra"vo, interj. [It. See Brave.]
Well done! excellent! an exclamation expressive of applause.

Synonyms: assassin, assassinator

See Also: acclaim, applaud, Booth, cheer, clap, John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald, liquidator, manslayer, murderer, Oswald, spat

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