Brag
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]

Beauty is Nature's brag. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. A game at cards similar to bluff. --Chesterfield. [1913 Webster]


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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, 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 — 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

  • brag — [brag] vt., vi. bragged, bragging [ME braggen < ?] to boast n. 1. boastful talk or manner 2. Informal anything boasted of; boast 3. a braggart 4. an old card game, much like poker adj …   English World dictionary

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