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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
References in classic literature ?
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?
An idea may be formed from the scenes we have already given of conviviality in the wilderness, of the manner in which these game birds were received by those of their feather in the camp; what feasting, what revelling, what boasting, what bragging, what ranting and roaring, and racing and gambling, and squabbling and fighting, ensued among these boon companions.
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.
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.