bragger

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bragger a very boastful and talkative person
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bragger One who brags; a boaster.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bragger One who brags.
    • n bragger In the game of brag, the ace, the nine of diamonds, the jack of clubs. The holder of any of these cards can call it anything he pleases.
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Usage

In literature:

A priest told me, the devil's the biggest bragger!
"Redemption and Two Other Plays" by Leo Tolstoy
Evelyn's not much of a bragger, but she seems to be a pretty well-educated girl.
"The Second Violin" by Grace S. Richmond
Braggers mustn't be losers.
"The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28" by Various
I aren't a bragger, Master Nic, but it's just truth what I zay.
"Nic Revel" by George Manville Fenn
I don't believe a single syllable he says: I never met such a bragger.
"Rossmoyne" by Unknown
A piece of timber projecting in the same way was called a tassel or a bragger.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
Father laughs to hear about Old Wonder Boy, and he says a bragger ought to be laughed at, and bragging is a bad thing.
"The William Henry Letters" by Abby Morton Diaz
Great braggers, little doers.
"Dictionary of English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases" by Thomas Preston
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In poetry:

'Her name it is Mary; she's frae Castle-Cary:
Aft has she sat, when a bairn on my knee :--
Fair as your face is, war't fifty times fairer,
Young bragger, she ne'er would gie kisses to thee!'
"The Wee Thing : Or, Mary Of Castle-Cary. A Ballad" by Hector MacNeill
So I swagger an' strut an' I cuss an' I swagger;
I'm wise to the city's hard way.
A bit of a bloke an' a bit of a bragger;
I've always got plenty to say.
Learned thro' knockin' about since my people came out
From the land at the back of Bombay.
"The Indian Myna" by C J Dennis

In news:

(WEAU)- The Bragger farm is the 5th winner in our proud to be a Midwest farmer segment.
The Bragger farm was nominated for being a discovery farm.
The Bragger farm was nominated for being a discovery farm .
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