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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

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]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. exhibiting self-importance;
- Example: "big talk"
[syn: boastful, braggart(a), bragging(a), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising]


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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bragging adj 1: exhibiting self-importance; "big talk" [syn: boastful, braggart(a), bragging(a), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self- aggrandising] n 1: an instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade" [syn: brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconade]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

41 Moby Thesaurus words for "bragging": Gascon, bluster, boast, boastful, boastfulness, boasting, bombast, brag, braggadocio, braggart, braggartism, bravado, conceit, conceited, fanfaron, fanfaronade, fanfaronading, gasconade, gasconading, gasconism, heroics, jactation, jactitation, rodomontade, self-advertising, self-applauding, self-flattering, self-glorious, self-lauding, self-vaunting, side, swagger, thrasonic, thrasonical, vain, vainglorious, vanity, vaporing, vaunt, vauntery, vaunting