Thesaurus

gloat

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of gloat

to show in an improper or selfish way that you are happy with your own success or another person's failure
  • After such a tough campaign, they're gloating over their victory in the election.
  • All right, you won. There's no need to gloat about it.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for gloat

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for gloat

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About gloat

Time Traveler for gloat

Time Traveler

The first known use of gloat was in 1605

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near gloat

gloamings

gloat

gloated

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Gloat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gloat. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!