Definitions

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  • adjective Prone to brag

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

  • adjective exhibiting self-importance

Etymologies

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brag +‎ -y

Examples

  • Not so braggy is Janeane, who is simply "trying not to emote the dread that's boiling up in my stomach."

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  • And you know, I often don't even worry about these awards and so on because well, it seems awfully braggy, but it's funny, we were talking about this one night, some of us Toronto crew, about blogging without ego, and I think this captures that same idea, so I'm going to pass it on to some of them.

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  • Leave that smart phone at the door: you're going to actually watch the game, not take braggy "Look where I am!" photos for Twitter.

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  • His braggy tweets are so openly self-obsessed, but we're self-obsessed as a society.

    Kanye West: Mister Perfection is stylishly reinventing the rules of rap

  • Look, I don't want to be all braggy here, but I am about to come into some money.

    Archive 2009-05-24

  • I spent the past weekend at a Days Inn in New Jersey (sorry if that sounds braggy) where the wireless connection was too slow to stream the game.

    DC United vs. Colorado recap and player guesses

  • And you know, I often don't even worry about these awards and so on because well, it seems awfully braggy, but it's funny, we were talking about this one night, some of us Toronto crew, about blogging without ego, and I think this captures that same idea, so I'm going to pass it on to some of them.

    Charmed, Ah'm Shore

  • Modesty forbids my getting all braggy, assuming I had anything to brag about, which I may not.

    Randy Cohen - An interview with author

  • Look, I don't want to be all braggy here, but I am about to come into some money.

    Tyler gets a life-changing e-mail

  • And that might be why I'm not too braggy here - you may not know me well enough to know I'm not all bitchy, and you can't hear my tone.

    Archive 2008-01-01

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