brag brag  /b ˈræɡ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an instance of boastful talk
  2. (v) show off
  3. (adj) exceptionally good

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Folks brag about having bought their home in the '90s the way they used to brag about having bought Microsoft in the '80s.
  2. The ban on sex did not apply to Jones; he would brag about his own conquests, male and female.
  3. No blogs or calling home to brag to Mom about everything they're doing in Iraq for Allah and Iran.

News

  1. Baseball a family affair for Farrell and sons

    When John Farrell's son Luke was drafted by the Kansas City Royals last week, it completed a trifecta that not many fathers can brag about.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Boston Red Sox

  2. Blackhawks victory gets attention at global meeting

    Before addressing a range of world problems from crumbling infrastructure to improving early childhood education, both Mayor Rahm Emanuel and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used their speeches at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in Chicago to brag about the Blackhawks.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. Romano: Rick Scott is right. We Floridians have tons to brag about

    “ O ne thing that I think we all ought to do as Floridians is, we ought to brag more.' ' — Gov. Rick Scott. The governor is correct, of course.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Tampa Bay Times

Quotes

  1. "He was our savior," Porter said. "He changed this whole team. He's not the one that's going to brag about it. He's just an old, humble country boy. So I'm going to brag for him."
    on Dec 31, 2008 By: Joey Porter Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. While Petraeus spoke of "barbaric enemies who brag of inhuman acts ...... in the name of religion," outgoing commander Casey, who will become Army chief of staff, addressed the religious infighting that is tearing Iraq apart.
    on Feb 10, 2007 By: David Petraeus Source: USA Today

  3. "I'm not much to brag very often, but damn, I'm going to this time," said Mackey, from Fairbanks, whose father and brother won past Iditarods. "I don't know exactly how to explain it. I'm just blessed with an incredible dog team."
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Lance Mackey Source: 940 News

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