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gloat

 (glōt)
intr.v. gloat·ed, gloat·ing, gloats
To feel or express great, often malicious, pleasure or self-satisfaction: Don't gloat over your rival's misfortune.
n.
1. The act of gloating.
2. A feeling of great, often malicious, pleasure or self-satisfaction.

[Perhaps of Scandinavian origin; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

gloat′er n.

gloat

(ɡləʊt)
vb
(often foll by: over) to dwell (on) with malevolent smugness or exultation
n
the act of gloating
[C16: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse glotta to grin, Middle High German glotzen to stare]
ˈgloater n

gloat

(gloʊt)
v.i.
1. to indulge in malicious or excessive satisfaction.
n.
2. an act or feeling of gloating.
[1565–75; perhaps akin to Old Norse glotta to smile scornfully]
gloat′er, n.
gloat′ing•ly, adv.

Gloat

 of examiners.

gloat


Past participle: gloated
Gerund: gloating

Imperative
gloat
gloat
Present
I gloat
you gloat
he/she/it gloats
we gloat
you gloat
they gloat
Preterite
I gloated
you gloated
he/she/it gloated
we gloated
you gloated
they gloated
Present Continuous
I am gloating
you are gloating
he/she/it is gloating
we are gloating
you are gloating
they are gloating
Present Perfect
I have gloated
you have gloated
he/she/it has gloated
we have gloated
you have gloated
they have gloated
Past Continuous
I was gloating
you were gloating
he/she/it was gloating
we were gloating
you were gloating
they were gloating
Past Perfect
I had gloated
you had gloated
he/she/it had gloated
we had gloated
you had gloated
they had gloated
Future
I will gloat
you will gloat
he/she/it will gloat
we will gloat
you will gloat
they will gloat
Future Perfect
I will have gloated
you will have gloated
he/she/it will have gloated
we will have gloated
you will have gloated
they will have gloated
Future Continuous
I will be gloating
you will be gloating
he/she/it will be gloating
we will be gloating
you will be gloating
they will be gloating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gloating
you have been gloating
he/she/it has been gloating
we have been gloating
you have been gloating
they have been gloating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gloating
you will have been gloating
he/she/it will have been gloating
we will have been gloating
you will have been gloating
they will have been gloating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gloating
you had been gloating
he/she/it had been gloating
we had been gloating
you had been gloating
they had been gloating
Conditional
I would gloat
you would gloat
he/she/it would gloat
we would gloat
you would gloat
they would gloat
Past Conditional
I would have gloated
you would have gloated
he/she/it would have gloated
we would have gloated
you would have gloated
they would have gloated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gloat - malicious satisfactiongloat - malicious satisfaction    
satisfaction - the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation; "the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction"
Verb1.gloat - dwell on with satisfactiongloat - dwell on with satisfaction    
preen, congratulate - pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement
2.gloat - gaze at or think about something with great self-satisfaction, gratification, or joy
look - perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards; "She looked over the expanse of land"; "Look at your child!"; "Look--a deer in the backyard!"

gloat

verb relish, triumph, glory, crow, revel in, vaunt, drool, exult, rub your hands They are gloating over their rivals' defeat.
Translations
يَشْمِت بِمصائِب الآخر
mít škodolibou radostpást se
godte sig
kárörömmel gondol
hlakka yfir
piktai džiūgauti
ļauni priecāties
hltať očami
škodoželjno se veseliti
aşırı sevinmekzevk almak

gloat

[gləʊt] VIrelamerse
to gloat over [+ money] → recrearse contemplando; [+ victory, good news] → recrearse en; [+ enemy's misfortune] → saborear, regocijarse con

gloat

[ˈgləʊt] vijubiler
to gloat over sth, to gloat about sth → jubiler à propos de qch

gloat

vi (with pride at oneself) → sich großtun (over, about mit); (verbally also) → sich brüsten (over, about mit); (over sb’s misfortune or failure) → sich hämisch freuen (→ over, about über +acc); to gloat over somebody’s misfortunesich an jds Unglück weiden; to gloat over one’s successessich in seinen Erfolgen sonnen; there’s no need to gloat (over me)!das ist kein Grund zur Schadenfreude!

gloat

[gləʊt] vigongolare
to gloat over (money) → covare con gli occhi (victory, enemy's misfortune) → gongolare (di gioia) per, esultare per

gloat

(gləut) verb
to look at or think about with wicked pleasure. He gloated over his rival's failure.
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