Gloat - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡloʊt|  American pronunciation of the word gloat
Brit.  |ɡləʊt|  British pronunciation of the word gloat

noun

- malicious satisfaction (syn: glee, gloating)

verb

- dwell on with satisfaction (syn: crow, triumph)
- gaze at or think about something with great self-satisfaction, gratification, or joy

Examples

After such a tough campaign, they're gloating over their victory in the election.

The fans are still gloating over Scotland's victory.

Don't you think it's a little unkind to gloat over your competitor's failure?

it was supererogatory of her to gloat

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: gloat
he/she/it: gloats
present participle: gloating
past tense: gloated
past participle: gloated
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