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brag

 (brăg)
v. bragged, brag·ging, brags
v.intr.
To talk or write about oneself in a proud or self-impressed way. See Synonyms at boast1.
v.tr.
To say (something about oneself) boastfully.
n.
1. A boast.
2. Arrogant or boastful speech.
3. Games A card game similar to poker.
adj. brag·ger, brag·gest
Exceptionally fine.

[Middle English braggen, from brag, ostentatious.]

brag′ger n.

brag

(bræɡ)
vb, brags, bragging or bragged
to speak of (one's own achievements, possessions, etc) arrogantly and boastfully
n
1. boastful talk or behaviour, or an instance of this
2. something boasted of: his brag was his new car.
3. a braggart; boaster
4. (Card Games) a card game: an old form of poker
[C13: of unknown origin]
ˈbragger n
ˈbragging n, adj
ˈbraggingly adv

brag

(bræg)

v. bragged, brag•ging,
n., adj. v.i.
1. to use boastful language; boast.
v.t.
2. to declare boastfully.
n.
3. a boast or vaunt.
4. a thing to boast of.
5. a boaster.
6. an old English card game similar to poker.
adj.
7. first-rate.
[1350–1400; Middle English brag (n.) ostentation, braggen (v.)]
brag′ger, n.
syn: See boast1.

brag


Past participle: bragged
Gerund: bragging

Imperative
brag
brag
Present
I brag
you brag
he/she/it brags
we brag
you brag
they brag
Preterite
I bragged
you bragged
he/she/it bragged
we bragged
you bragged
they bragged
Present Continuous
I am bragging
you are bragging
he/she/it is bragging
we are bragging
you are bragging
they are bragging
Present Perfect
I have bragged
you have bragged
he/she/it has bragged
we have bragged
you have bragged
they have bragged
Past Continuous
I was bragging
you were bragging
he/she/it was bragging
we were bragging
you were bragging
they were bragging
Past Perfect
I had bragged
you had bragged
he/she/it had bragged
we had bragged
you had bragged
they had bragged
Future
I will brag
you will brag
he/she/it will brag
we will brag
you will brag
they will brag
Future Perfect
I will have bragged
you will have bragged
he/she/it will have bragged
we will have bragged
you will have bragged
they will have bragged
Future Continuous
I will be bragging
you will be bragging
he/she/it will be bragging
we will be bragging
you will be bragging
they will be bragging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bragging
you have been bragging
he/she/it has been bragging
we have been bragging
you have been bragging
they have been bragging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bragging
you will have been bragging
he/she/it will have been bragging
we will have been bragging
you will have been bragging
they will have been bragging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bragging
you had been bragging
he/she/it had been bragging
we had been bragging
you had been bragging
they had been bragging
Conditional
I would brag
you would brag
he/she/it would brag
we would brag
you would brag
they would brag
Past Conditional
I would have bragged
you would have bragged
he/she/it would have bragged
we would have bragged
you would have bragged
they would have bragged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brag - an instance of boastful talkbrag - an instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"
boast, boasting, jactitation, self-praise - speaking of yourself in superlatives
Verb1.brag - show offbrag - show off        
puff - speak in a blustering or scornful manner; "A puffing kind of man"
exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, overstate, amplify, magnify, overdraw - to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
crow, gloat, triumph - dwell on with satisfaction
Adj.1.brag - exceptionally good; "a boss hand at carpentry"; "his brag cornfield"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"

brag

verb boast, crow, swagger, vaunt, bluster, talk big (slang), blow your own trumpet, blow your own horn (U.S. & Canad.) He'll probably go around bragging to his friends.

brag

verb
To talk with excessive pride:
Informal: blow.
noun
1. An act of boasting:
Informal: blow.
2. One given to boasting:
Informal: blowhard.
Slang: blower.
adjective
Translations
تباهىيَتَفاخَر، يَتَباهى
chlubit se
prale
gorta
力む自慢する
lielītiesplātīties
böbürlenmekövünmek

brag

[bræg]
A. VIjactarse, fanfarronear (about, of, that de de que)
B. N (= boast) → fanfarronada f, bravata f

brag

[ˈbræg] vise vanter
to brag about sth → se vanter de qch

brag

viprahlen, angeben (about, of mit)
vtprahlen; to brag thatprahlen, dass, damit angeben, dass
n
(= boast)Prahlerei f, → Angeberei f
(inf) = braggart

brag

[bræg] vt & vi to brag (about/that)vantarsi (di)

brag

(brӕg) past tense, past participle bragged verb
to boast.
References in classic literature ?
Old Hank Bunker done it once, and bragged about it; and in less than two years he got drunk and fell off of the shot-tower, and spread him- self out so that he was just a kind of a layer, as you may say; and they slid him edgeways between two barn doors for a coffin, and buried him so, so they say, but I didn't see it.
Fred felt that he made a wretched figure as a fellow who bragged about expectations from a queer old miser like Featherstone, and went to beg for certificates at his bidding.
Of course he knew nothing whatever about his mother; but he sometimes bragged about her.
By luck of birth possessed of a genial but soft disposition and a splendid constitution, his reputation was that for twenty years he had never missed his day's work nor his six daily quarts of bottled beer, even, as he bragged, when in the German islands, where each bottle of beer carried ten grains of quinine in solution as a specific against malaria.
     He bragged of that beautiful bump
And, as John Barleycorn heated his way into my brain, thawing my reticence, melting my modesty, talking through me and with me and as me, my adopted twin brother and alter ego, I, too, raised my voice to show myself a man and an adventurer, and bragged in detail and at length of how I had crossed San Francisco Bay in my open skiff in a roaring southwester when even the schooner sailors doubted my exploit.
Here I had found a man not made from dust; one who had no narrow boasts of birthplace or country, one who, if he bragged at all, would brag of his whole round globe against the Martians and the inhabitants of the Moon.