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Definition 1: an instance of boastful talk - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where brag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his brag is worse than his fight
  • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade

Synonyms for brag in the sense of this definition

(brag is a kind of ...) speaking of yourself in superlatives

Definition 2: show off - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for brag in the sense of this definition

(brag is a kind of ...) to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

"tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"

(... is a kind of brag ) speak in a blustering or scornful manner

"A puffing kind of man"

(... is a kind of brag ) dwell on with satisfaction

Definition 3: exceptionally good - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where brag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a boss hand at carpentry
  • his brag cornfield

Synonyms for brag in the sense of this definition

(brag is similar to ...) of high or superior quality or performance

"superior wisdom derived from experience" "superior math students"

(brag is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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