braggart

noun brag·gart \ ˈbra-gərt \

Definition of braggart

: a loud arrogant boaster
  • thinks he's a loudmouth braggart

braggart

adjective

Examples of braggart in a Sentence

  1. a braggart who was always talking about how much money he made

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Origin and Etymology of braggart

in part from 1brag + -art, in part borrowed from Middle French bragard "excessively proud," from braguer "to be proud," derivative of brague "liveliness, boastfulness," perhaps from bragues "breeches, leggings" — more at 1bracket


BRAGGART Defined for English Language Learners

braggart

Definition of braggart for English Language Learners

  • : a person who brags a lot


BRAGGART Defined for Kids

braggart

noun brag·gart \ ˈbra-gərt \

Definition of braggart for Students

: a person who boasts a lot


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