bragging


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bragging - an instance of boastful talkbragging - 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
Adj.1.bragging - exhibiting self-importancebragging - 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"
Translations

bragging

[ˈbrægɪŋ] Nfanfarronadas fpl

bragging

nPrahlerei f, → Angeberei f

bragging

[ˈbrægɪŋ]
1. nvanterie fpl
2. adj (tone) → da spaccone/a
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