HyperDic: brag

English > 3 senses of the word brag:
VERBcommunicationbrag, boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconadeshow off
NOUNcommunicationbrag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconadean instance of boastful talk
ADJECTIVEallbrag, bossexceptionally good
brag > pronunciation
Soundsbrae'g
RhymesAg ... zigzag: 32 rhymes with aeg...
English > brag: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningexceptionally good.
Example "his brag cornfield"
Synonymboss
BroadersuperiorOf high or superior quality or performance
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > brag: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn instance of boastful talk.
Example"his brag is worse than his fight"
Synonymsbragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconade
Broaderboast, boasting, self-praise, jactitationspeaking of yourself in superlatives
Spanishbaladronada, bravata, bravuconería, fanfarronada, fanfarronería, pavoneo
Catalanbravata, fanfarronada, fardada, vacil·lada
Adjectivesbraggyexhibiting self-importance
Verbsbragshow off
English > brag: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningshow off.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s to somebody
Synonymsboast, tout, swash, shoot a line, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade
Narrowergloat, triumph, crowDwell on with satisfaction
puffspeak in a blustering or scornful manner
Broaderoverstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplifyTo enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
Spanishalardear, bravear, dragonear, fachendear, fanfarronear, farolear, gallardear, gloriarse, jactarse, ostentar, presumir, ufanarse, vanagloriarse
Catalanfanfarronejar, gallejar, jactar-se, vanar-se
Nounsbragan instance of boastful talk
bragger, braggarta very boastful and talkative person

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