bragged bragged  /b ˈræɡd/

Definition(s):

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

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Last month, they report, Anthony Jacques Broussard bragged to friends about strangling his former girlfriend, and then invited them out to see the body.
  2. He never bragged, never proclaimed that he was the great white hope or the straw that stirred the drink.

News

  1. Our crayfish are better than yours

    Like a proud papa, we constantly boast about our seafood bounty (oysters, salmon, etc.)  to out-of-towners. But who here  has ever bragged about our native crayfish? It’s not a legend. They’re out there, lurking under rocks and logs in Lake Washington and other local bodie
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Chris Long: 528 days since 49ers beat St. Louis Rams

    St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long dove into the bickering involving Cortland Finnegan and Craig Dahl. Long bragged on Twitter about his Rams' success against the San Francisco 49ers.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NFL.com

  3. Former Mexican official's boasts add fire to corruption probes

    Andres Granier, ex-governor of Tabasco state, says he was drunk when he bragged that he had a luxury wardrobe of 300 suits and 400 pairs of shoes. MEXICO CITY — It was the kind of big-man boast that would have made Jay-Z or Bo Diddley proud: He owned 300 suits, he said. Four hundred pairs of pants, 1,000 shirts and 400 pairs of shoes. He shopped Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, "the best of Los ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. "Just yesterday, Bush bragged about having won the battle over his adversaries in Congress," Castro wrote in the wandering four-page statement. "He has $100 billion, all the money he needs to duplicate, however he wishes, the sending of...
    on May 25, 2007 By: Fidel Castro Source: Washington Post

  2. "I know that Halloween is just around the corner. But folks, John McCain dressed as an agent of change, that costume just doesn't fit," Biden said late Wednesday at a joint rally with Obama in Florida. "Not when he's bragged about voting with...
    on Oct 31, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: Sin Chew Jit Poh

  3. "This drug kingpin bragged that he waged jihad against Americans by poisoning them with his heroin," Tandy said. "His attack was unconventional, and his massive drug profits funded the Taliban and other extremist organizations dedicated to...
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Karen Tandy Source: Reuters

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