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Definition of Brag


  1. To talk about one's self, or things pertaining to one's self, in a manner intended to excite admiration, envy, or wonder; to talk boastfully; to boast; -- often followed by of; as, to brag of one's exploits, courage, or money, or of the great things one intends to do.
  2. To boast of.
  3. A boast or boasting; bragging; ostentatious pretense or self glorification.
  4. The thing which is boasted of.
  5. A game at cards similar to bluff.
  6. Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
  7. Proudly; boastfully.

Brag Quotations

If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag for humanity rather than for myself.
Henry David Thoreau

A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.
H. L. Mencken

Those who boast of their descent, brag on what they owe to others.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I know who I am. I don't have to brag. I know what I contributed. I know what I did. You think you can do it better? Hey, go right ahead. The stage is yours.
Al Lewis

Obama's gonna play Santa Claus with the minimum wage. He's got no successes to brag about. He cannot talk about a robust job market. In fact, the very fact he's talking about the minimum wage is evidence there is no robust job market.
Rush Limbaugh
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Brag Translations

brag in Afrikaans is spog
brag in Danish is prale
brag in Dutch is pochen, opscheppen, snoeven, bluffen
brag in French is fanfaronner
brag in German is prahlen, prahlen, angeben
brag in Norwegian is skryte
brag in Spanish is jactarse
brag in Swedish is skryta

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