Definitions

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  • n. An ostensibly self-deprecating statement made to show off.

Etymologies

humble +‎ brag (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • :-)

    May 21, 2011

  • when parents (often of the Asian persuasion) brag about their children indirectly, appearing to be humble. "Jimmy has such terrible posture because he studies so much for those straight A's!"

    May 21, 2011