gloating gloating  /ɡ ˈloʊ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) malicious satisfaction

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. They seemed grimly determined not to antagonize Russia by gloating.
  2. There has been a fair amount of covert gloating in the liberal community over the congressional Republican flameout.
  3. During the last cook-off, he planked a salmon that was epic and he never stopped gloating about it.

News

  1. Feels the AC-T failed in its coverage of Hawaii trip

    Susan Fisher is right. Rep. Fisher and County Commissioner Board Chair David Gantt have been lambasted almost daily in gleefully gloating coverage of the Asheville airport board members' attendance of the Aviation Issues Conference in Hawaii.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Asheville Citizen-Times

  2. HOROSCOPE for Saturday, 6/8/13 by Christopher Renstrom

    HOROSCOPE for Saturday, 6/8/13 by Christopher Renstrom ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): A rival is foiled and you couldn't be more pleased. But keep the gloating private. You don't want to draw negative fire.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "We're not gloating," Def Jam President Jay-Z told AP. "He's celebrating his win. ...... in his mind, he believed he could win the whole time."
    on Sep 18, 2007 By: Jay Z Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. "Certainly, we're not gloating about it," Perdue said from a trade mission in Canada. "We're thankful for the rain and hopefully it's the beginning of more. ...... Frankly, it's great affirmation of what we asked for."
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Sonny Perdue Source: Forbes

  3. Ling told the jury: "She said, 'You are not big enough for me' in a gloating sort of fashion. She was getting the last word over me. I've always been conscious of my size. I just lost it completely."
    on Feb 16, 2010 By: Peter Ling Source: Independent Online

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