bragging rights

noun
|Updated on: 20 Jul 2018

Definition of bragging rights

: entitlement to boast about something

Examples of bragging rights in a Sentence

  1. She earned bragging rights for completing the project on time.

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First Known Use of bragging rights

1954

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Definition of bragging rights for English Language Learners

  • : a good reason to talk with pride about something you have done


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