bragger

[brag-er]
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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for braggers

windbag, boaster, blowhard, brag, braggadocio, show-off

Examples from the Web for braggers

Contemporary Examples of braggers

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

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    Gal With a Suitcase

    Jolie Hunt

    March 20, 2010

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

    The Daily Beast logo
    Gal With a Suitcase

    Jolie Hunt

    March 20, 2010

Historical Examples of braggers

  • 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