Bragging - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbræɡɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word bragging
Brit.  |ˈbraɡɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word bragging
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to brag

noun

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

adjective

- exhibiting self-importance (syn: big, boastful, braggart, braggy, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandising, self-aggrandizing)

Examples

He was bragging about his new machine.

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

...she rolled her eyes at her brother's bragging and quipped, “You're a legend in your own mind, all right”...

Ben's always bragging about his success with women.

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