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brag·gart

 (brăg′ərt)
n.
One given to loud, empty boasting; a bragger.
adj.
Boastful.

[French bragard, from braguer, to brag, perhaps from Middle English braggen; see brag.]

braggart

(ˈbræɡət)
n
a person who boasts loudly or exaggeratedly; bragger
adj
boastful
[C16: see brag]

brag•gart

(ˈbræg ərt)

n.
1. a person who does a lot of bragging.
adj.
2. bragging; boastful.
[1570–80]

n.
brag′gart•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.braggart - a very boastful and talkative personbraggart - a very boastful and talkative person
egoist, egotist, swellhead - a conceited and self-centered person
Adj.1.braggart - exhibiting self-importancebraggart - exhibiting self-importance; "big talk"
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"

braggart

noun boaster, show-off (informal), bluffer, swaggerer, brag, blusterer, swashbuckler, braggadocio, hot dog (chiefly U.S.), bigmouth (slang), bragger, skite or skiter (Austral. & N.Z. informal) a swaggering jovial prankster and braggart

braggart

noun
One given to boasting:
Informal: blowhard.
Slang: blower.
adjective
Characterized by or given to boasting:
Translations
Maulheld

braggart

[ˈbrægət] Nfanfarrón/ona m/f, jactancioso/a m/f

braggart

nPrahler m, → Angeber m

braggart

[ˈbrægət] n (old) → spaccone m
References in classic literature ?
Ye are the best braggarts, and have sufficiently learned the art of making dregs boil.
The Yankees talk a lot about what they do and have done," Tudor said, "and are looked down upon by the English as braggarts.
An instance of the buoyant temperament and the professional pride of these people was furnished in the gay and braggart style in which they arrived at New York to join the enterprise.
If thou carriest the prize, I will add to it twenty nobles; but if thou losest it, thou shalt be stript of thy Lincoln green, and scourged out of the lists with bowstrings, for a wordy and insolent braggart.
If thou dost beat this braggart, Hubert, I will fill the bugle with silver-pennies for thee.
Captain Bonneville, who was delighted with the game look of these cavaliers of the mountains, welcomed them heartily to his camp, and ordered a free allowance of grog to regale them, which soon put them in the most braggart spirits.
The pugilist had been at least a fine figure of a bully and a braggart when I saw him before his fight; now he had a black eye and a bloated lip, hat on the back of his head, and made-up tie under one ear.
But what a braggart you are," Raskolnikov said with some disgust.
However, I won't dispute it, let me be a braggart, why not brag, if it hurts no one?
It will pleasure me hugely to take a braggart down a notch, an some good man will lend me a stout quarter-staff.
How the tables have turned against those bleating Tory braggarts who invented vindictive rumours against Jeremy Corbyn, and exhausted every effort to write him off as some bogeyman of "the hardleft", hellbent on devouring children, spoiling crops and making animals sick.