Bragged



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.
a boaster.
an old English card game similar to poker.
Archaic. unusually fine; first-rate.
Contemporary Examples

‘Zumba Madam’ Allegedly Used Maine Dance Studio As Brothel and Made Videos of Customers Winston Ross October 17, 2012
9/11 Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Finally on Trial at Guantanamo Terry McDermott May 3, 2012
The Stephen Colbert of New Media Ben Crair October 20, 2010
Soccer Mom Allegedly Reaped Millions Running Upscale Brothel in New York Michael Daly March 7, 2012
Kirsten Powers: Newt Gingrich Is in Love With Himself Kirsten Powers December 6, 2011

Historical Examples

The Sick-a-Bed Lady Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
The Book of Khalid Ameen Rihani
Mohawks, Volume 3 of 3 Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Old Man Curry Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
Little Pills, An Army Story Robert Henderson McKay

verb brags, bragging, bragged
to speak of (one’s own achievements, possessions, etc) arrogantly and boastfully
noun
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
v.
n.

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