HyperDic: gloat

English > 3 senses of the word gloat:
VERBcommunicationgloat, triumph, crowdwell on with satisfaction
perceptiongloatgaze at or think about something with great self-satisfaction, gratification, or joy
NOUNfeelinggloat, gloating, gleemalicious satisfaction
gloat > pronunciation
Soundsglow't
Rhymesafloat ... zygote: 61 rhymes with owt...
English > gloat: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
Meaningmalicious satisfaction.
Synonymsgloating, glee
BroadersatisfactionThe contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation
Spanishrefocilación, refocilo, regocijo, regodeo
Verbsgloatdwell on with satisfaction
gloatgaze at or think about something with great self-satisfaction, gratification, or joy
English > gloat: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningDwell on with satisfaction.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelSam and Sue gloat over the results of the experiment; Sam and Sue gloat
Synonymstriumph, crow
Narrowerpreen, congratulatepride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement
Broaderboast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconadeshow off
Spanishcomplacerse, deleitarse, jactarse, regodearse
Catalanjactar-se
Nounsgloat, gloatingmalicious satisfaction
English > gloat: 3 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaninggaze at or think about something with great self-satisfaction, gratification, or joy.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue gloat over the results of the experiment
Broaderlookperceive with attention
Spanishrecrearse
Nounsgloat, gloatingmalicious satisfaction

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