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bragger

[brag-er]
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noun
  1. a person who brags.
  2. Cards.
    1. (in some forms of brag) the jack of clubs or nine of diamonds.
    2. (in other forms of brag) any jack or nine.
    3. the first bettor in a game of brag.

Origin of bragger

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at brag, -er1
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Examples from the Web for bragger

Historical Examples

  • I don't believe a single syllable he says: I never met such a bragger.

    Rossmoyne

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  • Father laughs to hear about Old Wonder Boy, and he says a bragger ought to be laughed at, and bragging is a bad thing.

  • The people called him "Bragger;" and Arne knew that in bygone days, Nils, the tailor, had treated him badly.

  • A piece of timber projecting in the same way was called a tassel or a bragger.