Definition of bragging rights noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


bragging rights

BrE BrE//ˈbræɡɪŋ raɪts//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbræɡɪŋ raɪts//
[plural] (informal)
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if you say that a person, a team, an organization, etc. has bragging rights, you mean that they have achieved a good result or are better or more successful than their rivals at that time The team scored a four-nil victory and earned bragging rights over their opponents. The police can claim bragging rights after a huge drug bust last week.