Definition of "bragging" []

  • To speak of (one's own achievements, possessions, etc) arrogantly and boastfully (verb)
  • 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)
  • Present participle of brag. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bragging" in a sentence
  • "When talking about the Beanpot, the term bragging rights'' comes up a lot because the four schools that compete in the annual tournament are all located in Boston and three are Hockey East rivals."
  • "And he added, both were only interested in winning what he called bragging rights."
  • "What is new is that Olmert was so brazen in bragging about his actions."