gloating : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n malicious satisfaction
- v dwell on with satisfaction
- v gaze at or think about something with great self-satisfaction, gratification, or joy
- Where's the gloating? Where's the publicist? He's like somebody outlining the Internet in the '80s and watching silently as it comes to pass.
- They seemed grimly determined not to antagonize Russia by gloating.
- There has been a fair amount of covert gloating in the liberal community over the congressional Republican flameout.
News & Articles
- 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.
June 11, 2013 - Asheville Citizen-Times
- 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.
June 8, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle
- Jay Z in Detroit Free Press
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."
- Sonny Perdue in Forbes
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."
- Peter Ling in Independent Online
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."