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Brag

Brag appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Eva, can I brag one row I’d lock rats to got stark cold?: I wore no garb in a cave.
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Definition of the noun brag

What does brag mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: brags

  1. an instance of boastful talk

Alternative definition of the noun brag

noun

  1. [by ellipsis] The card game three card brag.

Definition of the adjective brag

What does brag mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: bragger | braggest

  1. exceptionally good

Alternative definition of the adjective brag

adjective

  1. See First-rate.

Definition of the verb brag

What does brag mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: bragged, bragging

  1. show off
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb]Susan complained
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, quotation]Ellen complained, 'The mail didn't come today.' | Ellen warned, 'Avoid that hole in the sidewalk.'
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, that-complement clause]Ellen warned that the party would be tonight | Heather cabled that the party would be tonight | Heather cabled to come | Heather cabled when to send the package | Susan complained that the party would be tonight | Susan whispered that the party would be tonight
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] about [Topic]Ellen complained about the situation
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] about [Topic] to [Recipient]Ellen complained about the situation to Helen
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] to [Recipient]Susan complained to Rachel
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] to [Recipient] [Topic, quotation]Ellen complained to Helen, 'The mail didn't come today.'
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] to [Recipient] [Topic, that-complement clause]Heather cabled to Sara that the party would be tonight | Susan complained to Rachel that the party would be tonight
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] to [Recipient] about [Topic]The prime minister complained to the former president about U.S. interference in his country's affairs

      Verbs of Communication (with the same syntax): bellyache, bitch, boast, complain, crab, gripe, grouch, grouse, grumble, kvetch, moan, object, whine.

    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • synonyms of brag: blow / bluster / boast / gas / gasconade / shoot a line / swash / tout / vaunt
    • more generic words: amplify / exaggerate / hyperbolise / hyperbolize / magnify / overdraw / overstate = to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    • more specific words:

Alternative definition of the verb brag

verb

  1. to boast

Character

Brag a.k.a. Sled Sassoon is a fictional character from the 1930 film O'Malley Rides Alone.

Miscellanea

  1. Brag: A brag is a creature from the folklore of Northumberland and Durham that usually takes the form of a horse or donkey. It is fond of tricking unwary wayfarers into riding on its back before throwing the rider into a pool of water or bush, afterward running off laughing, much like the Bäckahästen or kelpie. The brag is also said to have appeared as a calf with a neckerchief, a naked headless man, and even four men carrying a sheet. Some well-known brags are said to live at Picktree and Humbleknowe.
  2. braG is a gene.
  3. Brag a.k.a. B cell RAG associated protein is a gene.
    • also known as N-acetylgalactosamine 4-sulfate 6-O-sulfotransferase, B cell RAG associated protein (GALNAC4S-6ST)

Phrases with Brag

  1. Brag Book
  2. Brag Sheet
  3. Three card brag

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Brag

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Games and Amusements (1884)

A Book of Sports and Pastimes for Boys and Girls with Full Directions for Their Rational Enjoyment in the House of Out-of-doors by Henry Frith

Brag. 6cial ones of the same value, or those formed by the assistance of the knave of clubs or nine of diamonds ; as thus, two kings to be considered better than a king with a nine or knave, but to yield to an ace and a nine or knave. Mode of ...

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by Е. de Larajasse

brag, deceit-di. hawai, ai., be deceived, make a. mistake. hawaisi, oir., deceive, betray, brag. hawayad, fn., brag, temptation, deceit. hawad, ma., bawd (тащу—1:1. hawadad., fn., bawd (feral-di. датам, mnt., ...

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Usage statistics about brag

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb brag:

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Brag Meaning

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Quotes about Brag

I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake his neighbours up. (Henry David Thoreau)
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Scrabble value of B3R1A1G2

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of BRAG

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