Search Result for "brag":
1. an instance of boastful talk;
- Example: "his brag is worse than his fight"
- Example: "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"
[syn: brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconade]
1. show off;
[syn: boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade]
1. exceptionally good;
- Example: "a boss hand at carpentry"
- Example: "his brag cornfield"
[syn: boss, brag]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Brag \Brag\, v. t. To boast of. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Brag \Brag\, n. 1. A boast or boasting; bragging; ostentatious pretense or self glorification. [1913 Webster] C[ae]sar . . . made not here his brag Of "came," and "saw," and "overcame." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The thing which is boasted of. [1913 Webster] Beauty is Nature's brag. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. A game at cards similar to bluff. --Chesterfield. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Brag \Brag\, a. [See Brag, v. i.] Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] A brag young fellow. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Brag \Brag\, adv. Proudly; boastfully. [Obs.] --Fuller. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Brag \Brag\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bragged; p. pr. & vb. n. Bragging.] [OE. braggen to resound, blow, boast (cf. F. braguer to lead a merry life, flaunt, boast, OF. brague merriment), from Icel. braka to creak, brak noise, fr. the same root as E. break; properly then, to make a noise, boast. ?95.] To talk about one's self, or things pertaining to one's self, in a manner intended to excite admiration, envy, or wonder; to talk boastfully; to boast; -- often followed by of; as, to brag of one's exploits, courage, or money, or of the great things one intends to do. [1913 Webster] Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, Brags of his substance, not of ornament. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: To swagger; boast; vapor; bluster; vaunt; flourish; talk big. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
71 Moby Thesaurus words for "brag": Captain Bobadil, Gascon, Texan, big mouth, blow, blower, blowhard, bluff, bluster, bluster and bluff, blusterer, boast, boaster, boastfulness, boasting, bombast, bounce, braggadocio, braggart, braggartism, bragging, bravado, bully, cock-a-doodle-doo, conceit, crow, draw the longbow, fanfaron, fanfaronade, flourish, gasbag, gasconade, gasconader, gasconism, hector, heroics, hot-air artist, intimidate, jactation, jactitation, miles gloriosus, mouth, out-herod Herod, prate, puff, rage, rant, rave, rodomontade, roister, rollick, show off, side, slang, speak for Buncombe, splutter, sputter, storm, strut, swagger, swashbuckle, talk big, trumpet, vanity, vapor, vaunt, vauntery, vaunting, windbag, windjammer, windy