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v. bragged, brag·ging, brags
To talk or write about oneself in a proud or self-impressed way. See Synonyms at boast1.
To say (something about oneself) boastfully.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bragger - a very boastful and talkative personbragger - a very boastful and talkative person
egoist, egotist, swellhead - a conceited and self-centered person


One given to boasting:
Informal: blowhard.
Slang: blower.
References in classic literature ?
he is a prodigious bragger about any small matter like this now; well, to think that ‘Duke has killed a buck before Christmas
I know that the Connecticut settlers talk about their West Herfield meeting-house; but I never believe more than half what they say, they are such unconscionable braggers.
But about the truth of this we do not know, for Ben was a bragger and a swaggerer.
Overall, the global financial market will see some rebounds in key areas," said Chris Bragger, financial planning & analysis manager, Unique Finance.
Helen Bragger, manager at K9 Friends, said they listed abandoned dogs on the e-commerce platform as part of their #Adoptinvaluabledogs initiative, to encourage people to adopt dogs that have been abandoned by their owners.
He was a bragger, but he had plenty of bragging rights, once telling Senator Dearing, "It ain't bragging if you can do it.
The top bragger is Conor McGregor, everything you love about him is everything you hate.
The notion of hysteresis indicates that certain deterrents make a firm less motivated to change its established choices even when situations change (Belderbos and Zou 2009; Bragger et al.
Maybe he's just a bragger, dead proud of her and wants to think every man fancies her - but what you've described is too much.
I always considered Jethro as someone really special because I just liked the way he was: down to earth, smart but not a bragger, benign and generous, and he had a surprising sense of humor.
COLIN Jonathan Watson A bragger who loves a bit of one-upmanship.