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Adjective: bragging  bra-ging
  1. Exhibiting self-importance
    "bragging talk";
    - boastful, braggart, braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising [Brit]
Noun: bragging  bra-ging
  1. An instance of boastful talk
    "his bragging is worse than his fight";
    - brag, crow, crowing, vaporing [US], line-shooting, gasconade [archaic], vapouring [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: brag (bragged,bragging)  brag
  1. Show off
    - boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade [archaic], skite [Austral, NZ]

Derived forms: braggings

See also: proud

Type of: amplify, boast, boasting, exaggerate, hyperbolise [Brit], hyperbolize, jactitation, magnify, overdraw, overstate, self-praise, skite [Austral, NZ]

Encyclopedia: Bragging