to use boastful language; boast:
He bragged endlessly about his high score.
to boast of:
He bragged that he had won.
a boast or vaunt.
a thing to boast of.
an old English card game similar to poker.
Archaic. unusually fine; first-rate.
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verb brags, bragging, bragged
to speak of (one’s own achievements, possessions, etc) arrogantly and boastfully
boastful talk or behaviour, or an instance of this
something boasted of: his brag was his new car
a braggart; boaster
a card game: an old form of poker
noun Examples Usage Note
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