Definition of 'brag'
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In the past two weeks no fewer than five countries have been bragging about their nuclear weapons. The Sun (2016)The weakness of productivity is not just a statistical curiosity or a matter of international bragging rights. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Talk about bragging rights in the classroom. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Three points - and a whole lot of brotherly bragging rights. The Sun (2016)They go back to their big houses in their big cars, they do not have to worry much about local pride or bragging rights. The Sun (2016)This may be a first for international diplomacy: a world leader bragging about the prowess of his nation's hookers. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He supplemented his income by playing poker and brag. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That should guarantee bragging rights for a while. The Sun (2014)In interviews he has always bragged about his success. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What do you call a bunch of chess players bragging about their games in a hotel lobby? The Sun (2014)Not that the geologist is one to brag. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is all about local bragging rights. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So who will have bragging rights in the shortest form of the game? Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is not an outcome to brag about. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No one can brag about his or her good deeds because our works cannot save us. Christianity Today (2000)Now has bragging rights over his dad. The Sun (2013)Tomorrow they meet for bragging rights. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Usher also bragged he had 80 watches and hundreds of suits. The Sun (2009)It's always easy to brag when you win. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I was buzzing after it and we got the local bragging rights. The Sun (2011)I am not one for a bragging dad. The Sun (2014)Wednesday are destined for a comfortable mid-table finish and their fans were thrilled to have the local bragging rights. The Sun (2007)
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Translations for 'brag'
British English: brag VERB
If you brag, you say in a very proud way that you have something or have done something.
He's always bragging that he's a great martial artist.
Definition of brag from the Collins English Dictionary
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