brag

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

  • 3 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

  • 4 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 …

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  • 5 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

  • 6 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

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

    Dansk ordbog

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 Brag — Brag, v. t. To boast of. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Brag — Brag, adv. Proudly; boastfully. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 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

  • 13 brag|gy — «BRAG ee», adjective, gi|er, gi|est. U.S. Informal. bragging; boastful …

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  • 14 brag — index exaggeration, jactation, rodomontade Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 brag — vb *boast, vaunt, crow, gasconade Analogous words: plume, pique, *pride, preen: flaunt, parade (see SHOW) Antonyms: apologize Contrasted words: extenuate, *palliate, whitewash, gloze, gloss …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 16 brag — [v] talk boastingly blow one’s own horn*, bluster*, boast, crow*, exult, gasconade, gloat, grandstand*, hotdog*, jive*, mouth*, pat oneself on the back*, prate, puff*, rodomontade, showboat*, shuck*, swagger, vaunt; concepts 49,51 Ant. be modest …

    New thesaurus

  • 17 brag — ► VERB (bragged, bragging) ▪ say something boastfully. ► NOUN 1) a simplified form of poker. 2) an act of bragging. DERIVATIVES bragger noun. ORIGIN …

    English terms dictionary

  • 18 Brag — Edmond Hoyle (1672–1769) Brag ist ein sehr altes, englisches Glücksspiel und ist so wie Poch, Belle, Fluss und Einunddreißig und Bouillotte bzw. Brelan einer der Vorläufer des Poker. Edmond Hoyle (1672–1769) verfasste eine Abhandlung über Brag.… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 19 brag — 01. Stop [bragging] about what a great tennis player you are; nobody cares! 02. Kareem always [bragged] about how smart he was until he failed the final exam. 03. Every boy on the baseball team likes to [brag] that he is the best player, but they …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 brag — {{11}}brag (n.) late 14c., pomp; arrogance, pride; see BRAG (Cf. brag) (v.); the exact relationship of the forms is uncertain. Meaning that which is boasted is from 1530s. As a once popular poker like card game, from 1734. {{12}}brag (v.) mid 14c …

    Etymology dictionary


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