Definitions

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  • adj. Like a braggart; boastful.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Boastful.

Etymologies

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braggart +‎ -ly

Examples

  • -- the veteran collector grows young again in thinking upon the valour he then exhibited; and the juvenile collector talks "braggartly" of other times -- which he calls the golden days of the bibliomania -- when he reflects upon his lusty efforts in securing an _Exemplar

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance

  • On his big military map of that region (it is on the western edge of the Argonne) Foch would show his students how the Prussians, Hessians and some Austrian troops; under the Duke of Brunswick, crossed the French frontier on August 19 and came swaggering toward Paris, braggartly announcing their intentions of “celebrating” in Paris in September.

    Foch the Man

  • Daniel stood by, with arms akimbo, his booted legs braggartly straddled and his freckled face primed with an intolerant grin at our recent efforts.

    Desert Dust

  • V. i.45 (123,6) A beggarly account of empty boxes] Dr. Warburton would read, a _braggartly_ account; but _beggarly_ is probably right: if the

    Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies

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