Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Boastful.

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  • verb Present participle of brag.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective exhibiting self-importance
  • noun an instance of boastful talk

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When talking about the Beanpot, the term bragging rights'' comes up a lot because the four schools that compete in the annual tournament are all located in Boston and three are Hockey East rivals.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • And he added, both were only interested in winning what he called bragging rights.

    CNN Transcript Nov 12, 2003

  • While homophobia isn't new to pop, why would the Grammys celebrate someone who as recently as October used a slur in bragging to The Jamaica Observer about his war against gays?

    Grammys goofed up nominees in a few award categories

  • You can celebrate by entering the Accessorize Your Life contest to win bragging rights plus a $100, $75, or $50 gift certificate.

    Spooler alert: It's national sewing month

  • Whats the point in bragging about the numbers if you cann't deliver them to every house.

    5th Lib Dem leaflet in Norwich North

  • Fierce brutes though they be, the closest attachments often spring up between them and their masters, and when a man possesses a good dog or team he is not slow in bragging of it.

    Husky — The Wolf Dog of the North

  • What is new is that Olmert was so brazen in bragging about his actions.

    Matthew Yglesias » Olmert Claims to Control US Foreign Policy

  • The Englishman's proverbial lack of bragging is a subtler form of brag after all.

    Chapter 15

  • It should not surprise the astute reader that certain individuals at Brilliant University want to boost their image by bragging about their Big Papers, even though bragging is typically unnecessary (not to mention counterproductive).

    You Are what you Publish

  • It should not surprise the astute reader that certain individuals at Brilliant University want to boost their image by bragging about their Big Papers, even though bragging is typically unnecessary (not to mention counterproductive).

    Archive 2008-04-01

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