a person who does a lot of bragging.
- brag·gart·ism, noun
- brag·gart·ly, adverb
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How to use braggart in a sentence
In some senses, You is what you might get if Curb Your Enthusiasm’s “social assassin” Larry David were a literal assassin, violently vanquishing braggarts and navel gazers and empty-headed trend chasers of every variety.You Season 3 Is the Best Installment Yet—and a Brilliant Send-Up of Suburbia | Judy Berman | October 17, 2021 | Time
Theoretical physicist Sabine Hossenfelder, who probably is the smartest person on her block, has fun in her latest video skewering the scientific braggart.
Sometimes being a great braggart isn’t about how much money you got.Busta Rhymes’ Teaches the Art of Bragging in This Week’s The Playlist | cmurray | December 4, 2020 | Essence.com
It seems the braggart was unaware of the changes in the law.
One of us had even claimed to be present at Castra Regina, although we mainly considered him a braggart.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks | Max Brooks | January 14, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the book, Alice is a smug, Victorian braggart who loves nothing more than showing off her knowledge.
He had never been a braggart; his hostility had always been lazy and cynical.The Three Partners | Bret Harte
Richard sent a shaft through the very heart of this braggart Turk.With Spurs of Gold | Frances Nimmo Greene
But the Huguenot generals evidently imagined that there was nothing in the speech beyond the prating of a silly braggart.History of the Rise of the Huguenots | Henry Baird
She would not marry a coward or a braggart, even if he were the owner of ten thousand acres.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V | John Lord
Perhaps it was for the cowardice he had displayed in action, for he was an arrant coward and braggart.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall | W. R. H. Trowbridge
British Dictionary definitions for braggart
a person who boasts loudly or exaggeratedly; bragger
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