bragging rights

[ brag-ing rahyts ]
/ ˈbræg ɪŋ ˌraɪts /
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plural noun
the presumed right to brag or boast, often associated with winning a contest of skill, as cooking or fishing.
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Origin of bragging rights

First recorded in 1950–55

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British Dictionary definitions for bragging rights

bragging rights

pl n
notional privileges that are gained by defeating a close rival
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