Bravo



(used in praising a performer).
a shout of “bravo!”.
a daring bandit, assassin, or murderer, especially one hired to steal or murder for another.
a word used in communications to represent the letter B.
to shout “bravo!”.
Bravo: a cable television channel.
Contemporary Examples

Jersey Shore’s Screwed-Up Matches Marlow Stern October 20, 2011
Isaac Mizrahi and Kelly Rowland Host The Fashion Show Daily Beast Promotions May 3, 2009
Michael Tomasky on How the Right Is Still Racist Michael Tomasky November 10, 2012
‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ Loses a Leg in Sixth-Season Finale Tim Teeman July 22, 2014
TV’s Most Uncomfortable Moments of the Year The Daily Beast Video December 28, 2010

Historical Examples

The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby Charles Dickens
Vivian Grey Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
The Bravo J. Fenimore Cooper
Dona Perfecta B. Perez Galdos
Dave Darrin on Mediterranean Service H. Irving Hancock

interjection
(brɑːˈvəʊ). well done!
noun
(brɑːˈvəʊ), (pl) -vos. a cry of “bravo”
(ˈbrɑːvəʊ), (pl) -voes, -vos. a hired killer or assassin
noun
(communications) a code word for the letter b

It is held by some philologists that as “Bravo!” is an exclamation its form should not change, but remain bravo under all circumstances. Nevertheless “bravo” is usually applied to a male, “brava” to a female artist, and “bravi” to two or more. [“Elson’s Music Dictionary,” 1905]

Bravo (cable TV)

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