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Adjective: crowing  krow-ing
  1. Exhibiting self-importance
    "crowing talk";
    - boastful, braggart, bragging, braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising [Brit]
Noun: crowing  krow-ing
  1. An instance of boastful talk
    "his crowing is worse than his fight";
    - brag, bragging, crow, vaporing [US], line-shooting, gasconade [archaic], vapouring [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: crow  krow
  1. Dwell on with satisfaction
    - gloat, triumph
  2. Express pleasure verbally
    "She crowed with joy"
  3. Utter shrill sounds
    "The cocks crowed all morning"

Derived forms: crowings

See also: proud

Type of: blow, bluster, boast, boasting, brag, emit, gas [informal], gasconade [archaic], jactitation, let loose, let out, self-praise, shoot a line [informal], skite [Austral, NZ, informal], swash [archaic], tout, utter, vaunt

Encyclopedia: Crowing

Crow, Mark