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Braggadocious /ˌbraɡəˈdəʊʃəs/ (adj.)
An excellent word which, despite sounding like it, was not made up by Donald Trump. Meaning “boastful or arrogant” it is a portmanteau (maybe) of bodacious and braggadocio which converts an already spectacular — rococo, even —noun into most bodacious adjective.