verb (used without object)
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Origin of gloat
synonym study for gloat
OTHER WORDS FROM gloatgloater, noungloat·ing·ly, adverbun·gloat·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for gloat
Team Christie has greeted the committee's news with somewhat predictable gloating.Democrats Clear Christie In Bridgegate Investigation|Olivia Nuzzi|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Democrats nationally were already gloating about the results on Tuesday night.
He stands over the body, gloating, and then demanding a full confession.
Hakeemullah was later seen on tape gloating with the bomber over the plot.Pakistani Taliban Leader Hakeemullah Mehsud Killed In U.S. Drone Strike|Bill Roggio|November 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After we finish laughing malevolently and gloating sometime in December, would it change things in the actual world?The Blowout Scenario Following a Possible Obama Landslide|Michael Tomasky|October 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When Lawrence came to, there were two guerrillas standing gloating over him.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Nor could he ever forget standing there in Sergeant McGinty's office while the sergeant did a bit of triumphant gloating.
The man only smiled, an evil and gloating smile, which Mr. Gryce thought it his duty to cut short.The Circular Study|Anna Katharine Green
This he actually forced me to do, gloating over my horror as I removed for him the traces of his cowardly crime.The Czar's Spy|William Le Queux
Narth leaned forward, his face shining with the malice of his gloating.Space Prison|Tom Godwin