Pronunciation: (brä'vō; for 1, 2, 5 also brä-vō'), [key]
—interj., n., pl. -vos for 2, -vos or -voes for 3,
—v., -voed, -vo•ing.
(used in praising a performer).
1. a shout of “bravo!”
2. a daring bandit, assassin, or murderer, esp. one hired to steal or murder for another.
3. a word used in communications to represent the letter B.
to shout “bravo!”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.