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Excessively proud and boastful talk about one's achievements or possessions.‘she interrupted their endless bragging’‘a little honest bragging doesn't hurt anyone’
- ‘Bragging might not always be a rational behavior.’
- ‘He himself contributes little beyond an "uh," some "ahs," and a little mild bragging.’
- ‘His brief military career formed the basis of his bragging.’
- ‘He carefully thinks about and believes what he says, and he can usually back up his bragging.’
- ‘Too bad Ralph needs her to back up his bragging to a fellow worker.’
- ‘After failing to win the award several years ago because of drunken bragging, Mansfield chooses to stop speaking.’
- ‘There is no bragging, no lament.’
- ‘He has never talked to Benjamin about his accomplishments, however, because it would be breaking the rules against bragging.’
- ‘Hampering her diligent efforts was the unchecked bragging of more senior network executives.’
- ‘Since the results came out at the end of April, the newspapers have been awash with bragging.’
Exhibiting or characterized by excessive pride or boastfulness.‘a competitive, bragging culture’‘we became involved in a lively bragging session’
- ‘A victory can work wonders—making your product look superior, making your website more impressive, and offering great bragging material.’
- ‘She got real bragging points—and her second Best Actress Oscar—for totally de-glamorizing herself to play an aging, overweight, hard-drinking shrew.’
- ‘That was completely a bragging statement, but I am just being honest.’
- ‘He refers to Jan's account of his affair with a society lady as "the sort of bragging lie that kids like to tell."’
- ‘The bragging number of 30,000 is technically correct, but the real number sold is only 20,000.’
- ‘Put simply, it's bragging time—not quite the "nah nah nah nah nah we're in government and you aren't" type, but close enough.’
- ‘Your bragging buddies turn to you, and this time you say, "I'm about to unleash my ideavirus!"’
- ‘There's a heroes' guild from which you choose quests, and a bragging platform where you gain additional fame by opting to take on specific missions.’
- ‘UN prosecutors seek to prove his guilt by drawing on his wartime diaries, radio intercepts, and bragging appearances he made on television during the war.’
- ‘This week's show features a bragging competition in which freelance journalists may openly boast about how many free Xboxes they have so far obtained.’
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