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Definition of brag verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

brag

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//bræɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bræɡ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they brag
BrE BrE//bræɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bræɡ//
 
he / she / it brags
BrE BrE//bræɡz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bræɡz//
 
past simple bragged
BrE BrE//bræɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bræɡd//
 
past participle bragged
BrE BrE//bræɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bræɡd//
 
-ing form bragging
BrE BrE//ˈbræɡɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbræɡɪŋ//
 
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[intransitive, transitive] (bragging, bragged) brag (to somebody) (about/of something) | brag that… | + speech (disapproving) to talk too proudly about something you own or something you have done synonym boast He bragged to his friends about the crime. I’m not bragging but I think I did very well in the interview. They repeatedly bragged that one of their men was responsible for the shooting. See related entries: Proud Word Origin Middle English (as an adjective in the sense ‘boastful’): of unknown origin (French braguer is recorded only later).
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