Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of gloat.

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

  • noun malicious satisfaction

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This album's lairy gloating is made just about bearable because Tinie is, at heart, a nice guy, who – like his most obvious referent, Kanye West – mentions his mum every few songs.

    Tinie Tempah: Disc-Overy

  • With its insinuation that they're less invested in the peace process than the United States and Israel, Davies's gloating is an insult to the Arab states.

    Russ Wellen: No Mean Feat: Justifying Israel's Nukes Without Acknowledging Them

  • At such a time magnanimity rather than gloating is in order.

    January 25, 2004

  • At such a time magnanimity rather than gloating is in order.

    Archive 2004-01-25

  • She fixed her eyes on the short stubble of hair the scarf about my head revealed with an expression of gloating satisfaction.

    Flowers in the Attic

  • She fixed her eyes on the short stubble of hair the scarf about my head revealed with an expression of gloating satisfaction.

    Flowers in the Attic

  • And standing beneath the swords, his expression gloating and greedy, stood Prince Yyrkoon of Melnibone, reaching up for them, his lips moving but no words escaping from him.

    Elric of Melnibone

  • It’s time to prepare for three weeks of gloating from the hawks before they realize that nothing has really changed and they return to previous hawk practice of not mentioning Iraq.

    Balloon Juice » 2005 » January

  • It’s time to prepare for three weeks of gloating from the hawks before they realize that nothing has really changed and they return to previous hawk practice of not mentioning Iraq.

    Balloon Juice » 2005 » January

  • Really, gloating about the silliness of the RCC/GOP cannot be called gloating ...

    GOP To Continue Using Obama To Bash Down-Ticket Dems

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