brag

01. Stop [bragging] about what a great tennis player you are; nobody cares!
02. Kareem always [bragged] about how smart he was until he failed the final exam.
03. Every boy on the baseball team likes to [brag] that he is the best player, but they're all fairly even.
04. The young girl [bragged] to all her friends that she was going to the prom with the coolest guy in the school.
05. You shouldn't [brag] in front of your teammates after you score a goal; it'll only make them resent you.
06. People in Victoria love to [brag] to the people in the rest of Canada about how mild the winters are there.
07. Police have arrested a suspect in the beating of a young lad after a fellow [bragged] about the incident at a local pub.
08. Your mother loves to [brag] to all the other secretaries that her daughter is a doctor.
09. Ann Landers once remarked, "[Bragging] is not an attractive trait, but let's be honest; a man who catches a big fish doesn't go home through an alley."
10. Jean Jacques Rousseau once suggested that the greatest [braggarts] are usually the biggest cowards.
11. Baseball great Dizzy Dean once said, "It ain't [bragging] if you really done it."
12. A Chinese proverb observes that it's as difficult to be rich without [bragging] as it is to be poor without complaining.
13. Gloria Steinem once claimed that if men menstruated, they would [brag] about how much, and for how long.
14. Before he retired, Chinese leader Jiang Zemin [bragged] that China had nearly tripled its GDP during his 13 years in power.

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  • brag — brag·ga·do·cian; brag·ga·do·cio; brag·gart·ism; brag·ger; brag·get; brag·ging·ly; brag·gy; brag·less; brag; brag·gart; brag·gart·ly; …   English syllables

  • Brag — Brag, n. 1. A boast or boasting; bragging; ostentatious pretense or self glorification. [1913 Webster] C[ae]sar . . . made not here his brag Of came, and saw, and overcame. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The thing which is boasted of. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brag — Brag, a. [See {Brag}, v. i.] Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] A brag young fellow. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brag — or BRAG may refer to: *to boast * Brag, a being from the folklore of Northumbria, England. *Three card brag, a British card game *Bicycle Ride Across Georgia …   Wikipedia

  • brag — [bræg] v past tense and past participle bragged present participle bragging [I and T] to talk too proudly about what you have done, what you own etc used to show disapproval = ↑boast ▪ I came out top in the test, he bragged. brag about ▪ Ben s… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brag — [ bræg ] verb intransitive to talk about your achievements or possessions in a proud way that annoys other people: BOAST: I don t mean to brag, but my pecan pie is the best. brag about: I wish she d stop bragging about her famous father. brag… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • brag — sb., et, brag, ene; døren gik op med et brag; et brag af en fest …   Dansk ordbog

  • Brag — Brag, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bragged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bragging}.] [OE. braggen to resound, blow, boast (cf. F. braguer to lead a merry life, flaunt, boast, OF. brague merriment), from Icel. braka to creak, brak noise, fr. the same root as E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brag|ga|do|ci|o — «BRAG uh DOH shee oh», noun, plural ci|os. 1. a boasting; bragging. 2. a boaster; braggart. ╂[< Braggadochio, the name of a boastful character in Spenser s Faerie Queene, made up from the word brag] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brag — Brag, v. t. To boast of. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brag — Brag, adv. Proudly; boastfully. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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