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7 definitions found
 for brag
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brag \Brag\, v. t.
     To boast of. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brag \Brag\, n.
     1. A boast or boasting; bragging; ostentatious pretense or
        self glorification.
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              C[ae]sar . . . made not here his brag
              Of "came," and "saw," and "overcame." --Shak.
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     2. The thing which is boasted of.
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              Beauty is Nature's brag.              --Milton.
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     3. A game at cards similar to bluff. --Chesterfield.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brag \Brag\, a. [See Brag, v. i.]
     Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
     [Archaic]
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           A brag young fellow.                     --B. Jonson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brag \Brag\, adv.
     Proudly; boastfully. [Obs.] --Fuller.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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. break; properly then, to make a noise, boast.
     ?{95.]
     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.
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           Conceit, more rich in matter than in words,
           Brags of his substance, not of ornament. --Shak.
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     Syn: To swagger; boast; vapor; bluster; vaunt; flourish; talk
          big.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  brag
      adj 1: exceptionally good; "a boss hand at carpentry"; "his brag
             cornfield" [syn: boss, brag]
      n 1: an instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his
           fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"
           [syn: brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing,
           line-shooting, gasconade]
      v 1: show off [syn: boast, tout, swash, shoot a line,
           brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  71 Moby Thesaurus words for "brag":
     Captain Bobadil, Gascon, Texan, big mouth, blow, blower, blowhard,
     bluff, bluster, bluster and bluff, blusterer, boast, boaster,
     boastfulness, boasting, bombast, bounce, braggadocio, braggart,
     braggartism, bragging, bravado, bully, cock-a-doodle-doo, conceit,
     crow, draw the longbow, fanfaron, fanfaronade, flourish, gasbag,
     gasconade, gasconader, gasconism, hector, heroics, hot-air artist,
     intimidate, jactation, jactitation, miles gloriosus, mouth,
     out-herod Herod, prate, puff, rage, rant, rave, rodomontade,
     roister, rollick, show off, side, slang, speak for Buncombe,
     splutter, sputter, storm, strut, swagger, swashbuckle, talk big,
     trumpet, vanity, vapor, vaunt, vauntery, vaunting, windbag,
     windjammer, windy
  
  

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