Definition of Bragging

1. Noun. An instance of boastful talk. "Whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"

Exact synonyms: Brag, Crow, Crowing, Gasconade, Line-shooting, Vaporing
Generic synonyms: Boast, Boasting, Jactitation, Self-praise
Derivative terms: Brag, Braggy, Crow, Crow, Crow, Gasconade



2. Adjective. Exhibiting self-importance. "Big talk"

Definition of Bragging

1. Verb. (present participle of brag) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bragging

1. brag [v] - See also: brag

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bragging

braggardism
braggardisms
braggart
braggart(a)
braggartism
braggartly
braggartry
braggarts
bragged
bragger
braggers
braggest
bragget
braggier
braggiest
bragging (current term)
bragging(a)
bragging rights
braggingly
braggite
braggy
bragless
bragly
brags
bragworthy
brah
brahma
brahmadanda
brahmadandas
brahmaness

Literary usage of Bragging

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1. Diary of a Southern Refugee, During the War by Judith White Brockenbrough] [McGuire (1868)
"25th.—I got by chance a Philadelphia paper of the 20th. Very little bragging, but an earnest appeal to their men to be united, to forget that there will be ..."

2. As Others See Us: A Study of Progress in the United States by John Graham Brooks (1908)
"... CHAPTER IV OUR TALENT FOR bragging I APPROACH this chapter with misgivings. When using the essential portions of it several times as a lecture, ..."

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