bragger

[ brag-er ]
/ ˈbræg ər /
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noun

a person who brags.
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.

Nearby words

  1. bragg, sir william henry,
  2. braggadocio,
  3. braggadocious,
  4. braggart,
  5. braggartly,
  6. bragging rights,
  7. braggy,
  8. bragi,
  9. brahe,
  10. brahe, tycho

Origin of bragger

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at brag, -er1

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for braggers

  • First things first: Boston is a city of braggers and coffee drinkers, with a Dunkin' Donuts on every corner.

    Gal With a Suitcase|Jolie Hunt|March 20, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • Boston is a city of braggers and coffee drinkers, with a Dunkin' Donuts on every corner.

    Gal With a Suitcase|Jolie Hunt|March 20, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • For whom do they choose but such as be rich or bear some office in the country, many times such as be boasters and braggers?

    Henry VIII.|A. F. Pollard