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Definition of "brag" []

  • To talk boastfully. See Synonyms at boast1. (verb-intransitive)
  • To assert boastfully. (verb-transitive)
  • A boast. (noun)
  • Arrogant or boastful speech or manner. (noun)
  • Something boasted of. (noun)
  • To speak of (one's own achievements, possessions, etc) arrogantly and boastfully (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Boastful talk or behaviour, or an instance of this (noun)
  • Something boasted of (noun)
  • A braggart; boaster (noun)
  • A card game: an old form of poker (noun)

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Use "brag" in a sentence
  • "Eileen gets into her uniform -- crisp yellow blouse, navy blue vest and matching military-style cap -- and brings out what she calls her "brag" board, a navy blue swath of fabric that's about 5 feet long and 3 feet wide."
  • "Plus, I wouldn't dare forget the mushroom haircut, which I have to brag is not that far from that of Anna Wintour (if the lady is so fashionable, why does she have my Y2K hairdo?)."
  • "Government ` s inflation brag is shortlived - Says ex-Finance Minister"