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bragger

[ brag-er ]
/ ˈbræg ər /
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noun
a person who brags.
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  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.
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Origin of bragger

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at brag, -er1
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How to use bragger in a sentence

  • 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
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