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Definition of "braggart" [brag•gart]

  • One given to loud, empty boasting; a bragger. (noun)
  • Boastful. (adjective)

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.

Use "braggart" in a sentence
  • "I loathe the idea of braggart look-at-how-we-give-to-the-poor stuff, but the object is to get Christmas gifts in some sort of perspective....would value other suggestions from blog readers onm how to do something to counter gross Christmas greed/consumerism without looking Cromwellian or smug."
  • "I'm a braggart, which is a surprise, as I thought for sure I'd get the hippie....."
  • "Speaking by videophone in the Pima County Adult Detention Center, the woman prosecutors dubbed a braggart and a killer-who reportedly boasted she would "kick down doors and change America" with her border vigilante activities-maintained her innocence."