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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What's the use of bragging about being from the North, or the South, or the old manor house in the dale, or Euclid avenue, Cleveland, or Pike's Peak, or Fairfax County, Va., or Hooligan's Flats or any place?
The Englishman's proverbial lack of bragging is a subtler form of brag after all.
Damme if I think he meant to turn king's evidence; but he's that sort of bragging fellow, the bragging runs over hedge and ditch with him, till he'd brag of a spavin as if it 'ud fetch money.
"You're bragging. If I really did you'd be overwhelmed with remorse."
Then what am I making professions for; what am I bragging about; when it is fitter for me to handle the distaff than the sword?"
Here were to be seen, about the river banks, the hectoring, extravagant bragging boatmen of the Mississippi, with the gay, grimacing, singing, good-humored Canadian voyageurs.
I did, 'pon my word, I got that frightened!" said he, as if bragging of having been frightened.
“And well they may say so, Aggy,” cried Richard, leaving the buck and walking up to the negro with the air of a man who has new interest awakened within him, “I think I may say, without bragging, that it is the handsomest and the most scientific country church in America.
I don't know her personally but I never see her bragging about it on social media," The other user tweeted.
'I'm really motivated because I want to make him eat his words,' Pacquiao, who stressed that bragging is not in his nature, added.
As demolition of structures built on riparian land in Kisii continues, a prominent businessman who has built on a road reserve and riparian land in the town has been bragging and claiming to be untouchable because of his relationship with a powerful family.