braggart

  • 1Braggart — Brag gart, n. [OF. bragard flaunting, vain, bragging. See {Brag}, v. i.] A boaster. [1913 Webster] O, I could play the woman with mine eyes, And braggart with my tongue. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2Braggart — Brag gart, a. Boastful. {Brag gart*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3braggart — index inflated (vain), pretentious (pompous), proud (conceited) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4braggart — (n.) 1570s, from Fr. bragard (16c.), with pejorative ending (see ARD (Cf. ard)) + M.Fr. braguer to flaunt, brag, perhaps originally to show off clothes, especially breeches, from brague breeches (see BRACKET (Cf. bracket)). There may be an… …

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  • 5braggart — [n] person who talks boastingly bag of wind*, bigmouth, big talker*, big timer*, blowhard*, blusterer, boaster, brag, braggadocio, bragger, egotist, exhibitionist, gasbag*, gascon*, grandstander*, hotshot*, know it all, peacock*, ranter, raver,… …

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  • 6braggart — ► NOUN ▪ a person who brags. ORIGIN French bragard, from braguer to brag …

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  • 7braggart — [brag′ərt] n. [ BRAG + ART] an offensively boastful person adj. bragging; boastful …

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  • 8braggart — UK [ˈbræɡə(r)t] / US [ˈbræɡərt] noun [countable] Word forms braggart : singular braggart plural braggarts old fashioned showing disapproval someone who talks about their achievements or possessions in a proud way that annoys other people …

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  • 9braggart — noun Date: circa 1577 a loud arrogant boaster • braggart adjective …

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  • 10braggart — noun Jeff is a prodigious braggart and a liar Syn: boaster, bragger, swaggerer, egotist; informal big head, loudmouth, show off, showboat, blowhard …

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  • 11braggart — braggartism, n. braggartly, adv. /brag euhrt/, n. 1. a person who does a lot of bragging. adj. 2. bragging; boastful. [1570 80; BRAG + ART] Syn. bragger, boaster; blow hard. * * * …

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  • 12braggart — noun someone who boasts. Syn: braggadocio, bragger, boaster, swagger, swaggerer See Also: brag …

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  • 13braggart — Synonyms and related words: Captain Bobadil, Gascon, Herod, Narcissus, Scaramouch, Texan, big mouth, blatherskite, blower, blowhard, bluff, bluffer, blusterer, boaster, boastful, boasting, brag, braggadocio, bragging, bravo, bucko, bully,… …

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  • 14braggart — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. boaster, braggadocio, brag, big talker, self promoter, trumpeter, swaggerer, strutter, exhibitionist, egotist, rodomont, peacock, blusterer, bragger, showoff, fanfaron, gascon, blowhard*, windbag*, hot dog*, know it all*,… …

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  • 15braggart — brag|gart [ˈbrægət US ərt] n old fashioned [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: bragard, from braguer to brag , perhaps from English brag] someone who is always talking too proudly about what they own or have done …

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  • 16braggart — brag|gart [ brægərt ] noun count OLD FASHIONED someone who talks about their achievements or possessions in a proud way that annoys other people …

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  • 17braggart — brag·gart || brægÉ™t n. arrogant boaster, show off …

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  • 18braggart — [ bragət, α:t] noun a person who brags. Origin C16: from Fr. bragard, from braguer to brag …

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  • 19braggart — I. n. See boaster. II. a. See boastful …

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  • 20braggart — noun (C) someone who is always talking too proudly about what they own or have done …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English