brag

brag
I. v. n.
Boast, vaunt, gasconade, bluster, vapor, flourish, exalt one's self, magnify one's self, talk big.
II. n.
Boast, vaunt, gasconade, bluster, bravado, vaporing, blattering, braggadocio, great cry and little wool.

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  • brag — brag·ga·do·cian; brag·ga·do·cio; brag·gart·ism; brag·ger; brag·get; brag·ging·ly; brag·gy; brag·less; brag; brag·gart; brag·gart·ly; …   English syllables

  • Brag — Brag, n. 1. A boast or boasting; bragging; ostentatious pretense or self glorification. [1913 Webster] C[ae]sar . . . made not here his brag Of came, and saw, and overcame. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The thing which is boasted of. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brag — Brag, a. [See {Brag}, v. i.] Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] A brag young fellow. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brag — or BRAG may refer to: *to boast * Brag, a being from the folklore of Northumbria, England. *Three card brag, a British card game *Bicycle Ride Across Georgia …   Wikipedia

  • brag — [bræg] v past tense and past participle bragged present participle bragging [I and T] to talk too proudly about what you have done, what you own etc used to show disapproval = ↑boast ▪ I came out top in the test, he bragged. brag about ▪ Ben s… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brag — [ bræg ] verb intransitive to talk about your achievements or possessions in a proud way that annoys other people: BOAST: I don t mean to brag, but my pecan pie is the best. brag about: I wish she d stop bragging about her famous father. brag… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • brag — sb., et, brag, ene; døren gik op med et brag; et brag af en fest …   Dansk ordbog

  • Brag — Brag, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bragged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bragging}.] [OE. braggen to resound, blow, boast (cf. F. braguer to lead a merry life, flaunt, boast, OF. brague merriment), from Icel. braka to creak, brak noise, fr. the same root as E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brag|ga|do|ci|o — «BRAG uh DOH shee oh», noun, plural ci|os. 1. a boasting; bragging. 2. a boaster; braggart. ╂[< Braggadochio, the name of a boastful character in Spenser s Faerie Queene, made up from the word brag] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brag — Brag, v. t. To boast of. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brag — Brag, adv. Proudly; boastfully. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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