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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconade(adj)

    an instance of boastful talk

    "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"

  2. boastful, braggart(a), bragging(a), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising(adj)

    exhibiting self-importance

    "big talk"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bragging

    of Brag

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bragging in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bragging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sophocles:

    For God hates utterly The bray of bragging tongues.

  2. Sophocles, Antigone:

    For God hates utterly
    The bray of bragging tongues.

  3. Vanna Bonta:

    To a friend, achievement is good news, to an enemy, it's bragging.

  4. Brad Shellen:

    Mike was bragging about how I did it, that was really nice, to be heard and to know that they follow up on and value our suggestions.

  5. Barack Obama:

    He is bragging about how he destroyed collective bargaining rights in his state, he says that busting unions prepares him to fight ISIL. I didn't make that up. He said that.

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