Definition of bravo exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌbrɑːˈvəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbrɑːˈvoʊ//
(becoming old-fashioned)
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people say Bravo! at the end of something they have enjoyed, such as a play at the theatre Word Origin mid 18th cent.: from French, from Italian, literally ‘bold’ (see brave).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bravo