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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconadeadjective

    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-aggrandisingadjective

    exhibiting self-importance

    "big talk"

Wikipedia

  1. bragging

    Boasting or bragging is speaking with excessive pride and self-satisfaction about one's achievements, possessions, or abilities. Boasting occurs when someone feels a sense of satisfaction or when someone feels that whatever occurred proves their superiority and is recounting accomplishments so that others will feel admiration or envy.Individuals construct an image of themselves, a personal identity, and present themselves in a manner that is consistent with that image. Theodore Millon theorized that in self-presentation, individuals seek to balance boasting against discrediting themselves with excessive self-promotion or being caught blatantly misrepresenting themselves. Studies show that people often have a limited ability to perceive how their efforts at self-presentation are actually impacting their acceptance and likeability by others.

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  1. bragging

    Bragging is the act of expressing excessive pride and self-satisfaction about one's achievements, possessions, or abilities, often in a manner that may appear boastful or conceited to others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bragging

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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

Examples of bragging in a Sentence

  1. Vanna Bonta:

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

  2. Zaramie Lindseth:

    It's a bragging right, anchorage is a top airport when it comes to snow and ice control.

  3. Sophocles, Antigone:

    For God hates utterlyThe bray of bragging tongues.

  4. Louie Ching:

    For me, it's more for bragging rights, to be perfectly honest.

  5. Barack Obama:

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

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