Brag - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |bræɡ|  American pronunciation of the word brag
Brit.  |bræɡ|  British pronunciation of the word brag

noun

- an instance of boastful talk(syn: bragging, crow, crowing, gasconade, line-shooting, vaporing)

verb

- show off (syn: blow, bluster, boast, gas, gasconade, swash, tout, vaunt)

adjective

- exceptionally good(syn: boss)

Examples

...for all his brag about diving, he actually does very little...

...he's an irritating brag whose sense of selfhood is defined by what he owns...

After winning the race, she couldn't stop bragging.

“I don't mean to brag,” he said, “but I'm an excellent cook.”

He bragged that his daughter was the best student in her class.

“I'm the fastest runner on the team,” she bragged.

...he did a really brag job on restoring that classic car...

I do hate the way Bill brags about his new car.

'I came out top in the test,' he bragged.

Ben's always bragging about his success with women.

Julia used to brag that her family had a villa in Spain.

his brag is worse than his fight

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: brag
he/she/it: brags
present participle: bragging
past tense: bragged
past participle: bragged
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