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of the very best kind
  • he did a really brag job on restoring that classic car

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brag

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2 someone who boasts
  • he's an irritating brag whose sense of selfhood is defined by what he owns

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brag

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Synonyms & Antonyms of brag (Entry 3 of 3)

to praise or express pride in one's own possessions, qualities, or accomplishments often to excess
  • she bragged that she was richer than anyone else in the state

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boast, brag, vaunt, crow mean to express pride in oneself or one's accomplishments. boast often suggests ostentation and exaggeration boasts of every trivial success , but it may imply a claiming with proper and justifiable pride. the town boasts one of the best museums in the area brag suggests crudity and artlessness in glorifying oneself. bragging of their exploits vaunt usually connotes more pomp and bombast than boast and less crudity or naïveté than brag. vaunted his country's military might crow usually implies exultant boasting or bragging. crowed after winning the championship

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The first known use of brag was in the 14th century

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“Brag.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/braggest. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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