Scaramouche(redirected from Scaramouch)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Scaramouche:see commedia dell'artecommedia dell'arte
, popular form of comedy employing improvised dialogue and masked characters that flourished in Italy from the 16th to the 18th cent. Characters of the Commedia Dell'Arte
..... Click the link for more information. .
talks a good fight; never does. [Ital. Lit.: Espy, 125]
stock character in commedia dell’arte; boastful poltroon. [Ital. Drama: Brewer Dictionary, 967]