braggadocious

braggadocious

(ˌbræɡəˈdəʊʃəs)
adj
informal US boastful
[C20: from braggadocio]
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It was Ali's redemption and the day he crossed over from braggadocious youth into a genuine global sensation.
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Aggro" is aggression or assault, and you prob'ly know "cheeky" means lippy, flippant or braggadocious.
Who will impress the streets with her quick-witted rhymes and braggadocious swagger?
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Americans like him have a habit of being loud and braggadocious," Eastman said.
I don't want to seem braggadocious, but people keep telling me it's the most famous house in the country, after the White House.
The new Pool boss (pictured above) is a braggadocious Scot with a nice line in inspirational talk, but when matters turned to budget the words of chief executive Russ Green were instructive.
His next test will come as he reacts to a lawsuit by the California Nurses Association, filed as it tries to kick back at the bumptious, braggadocious governor.
Yet the day belonged to the Tampa Bay defense, a braggadocious bunch that backed up every bit of its ego.
Especially welcome are such early-'70s disco forerunners as the Jackson 5's Motown-meets-Munich synth-funk hit, ``Dancing Machine,'' and ``Get Dancin','' a braggadocious, quasi-rapping party tune from the unfortunately named Disco-Tex & his Sex-O-Lettes.