Definition of gloat verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    gloat

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ɡloʊt//
     
    [intransitive]gloat (about/at/over something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they gloat
     
    he / she / it gloats
     
    past simple gloated
     
    -ing form gloating
     
     
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  1. 1to show that you are happy about your own success or someone else's failure, in an unpleasant way synonym crow
  2. 2 She was still gloating over her rival's disappointment. Having lost a large percentage of the vote, they were in no position to gloat. I hope you haven't just come here to gloat.
 
adjective a gloating look
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