Definition of 'gloat'
Example sentences containing 'gloat'
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When they have something to gloat about they are happy. The Sun (2008)There is no style in gloating about money. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In one tape the men can be heard gloating about how little evidence the police had. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But we should not gloat over this any more than we should gloat about Wiggins. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And then she'll gloat about it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For example, many evangelicals are almost gloating over the decline of the liberals. Christianity Today (2000)There's no gloating about it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But I am convinced it was about gloating. The Sun (2014)POLICE nicked a Twitter user on suspicion of inciting racial hatred then posted a gloating tweet about the arrest. The Sun (2016)He didn't, for fear of being seen to gloat about public sector job cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet Today handed him a taxpayer-funded forum so he could gloat about a crime that appalled the nation. The Sun (2013)
Trends of 'gloat'
Used Occasionally. gloat is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'gloat'
British English: gloat VERB
If someone is gloating, they are showing pleasure at their own success or at other people's failure in an arrogant and unpleasant way.
He was very modest, never boasted, never gloated about what he had achieved.
Definition of gloat from the Collins English Dictionary
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