braggart

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noun brag·gart \ˈbra-gərt\

Definition of braggart

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of braggart

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


First Known Use: circa 1577


BRAGGART Defined for English Language Learners

braggart

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noun brag·gart \ˈbra-gərt\

Definition of braggart for English Language Learners

  • : a person who brags a lot


BRAGGART Defined for Kids

braggart

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noun brag·gart \ˈbra-gərt\

Definition of braggart for Students

  1. :  a person who boasts a lot



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