Definitions

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  • adv. in a bragging manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Boastingly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a bragging manner; boastingly.

Etymologies

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bragging +‎ -ly

Examples

  • When someone braggingly puts their intimate laundry to dry out in public, they cannot start whining afterwards about the analysis to which it may be subject.

    Obama: "I'm Offended" By McCain Camp's Insinuation About Pregnancy Rumors

  • Israeli media have reported that Israeli military, braggingly, is utilizing Israeli Russians who had served with Soviet troops in Afghanistan.

    Thursday, August 31, 2006

  • It seems that I only ever have tearing self-debates in this space, rarely can happy/joyful/braggingly gleeful moments be found.

    rainandfire Diary Entry

  • They were not told braggingly; there was no intent to humble the Vestrits or their table.

    Ship Of Magic

  • And while braggingly he went on talking to his delighted listener, the rest of the party were silently, but with keen enjoyment, watching the passing country side.

    Suzanna Stirs the Fire

  • After the insurgent generals had doled out their pay, the men went round to the shops and braggingly avowed that it was lucky for the shopkeepers that they had got money, otherwise they would have looted their goods.

    The Philippine Islands

  • I could tell many a tale of such doings, and indeed of persons who are afterwards not ashamed to talk braggingly of their friendship for me!

    Letters

  • Everything, I have mentioned, had come at this time to be acceptedly, though far from braggingly, put off; and the ministrations of M. Ansiot really wash themselves over with the weak mixture that had begun to spread for me, to immensity, during that summer day or two of our earlier residence when, betraying strange pains and apprehensions, I was with all decision put to bed.

    A Small Boy and Others

  • Of course, St.tira said, it was not up to the St. Albans, which Lemuel had told them of at first a little braggingly.

    The Minister's Charge

  • With a couple of exceptions, Kristof and Kristol seem to have similar concerns and objectives on this one issue. my post yesterday, on Kristof's column, I said sarcastically-and braggingly-that Kristof took the words right out of my mouth.

    The Moderate Voice

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