(v. i.) To talk about one's self, or things pertaining to one's self, in a manner intended to excite admiration, envy, or wonder; to talk boastfully; to boast; -- often followed by of; as, to brag of one's exploits, courage, or money, or of the great things one intends to do.
(v. t.) To boast of.
(n.) A boast or boasting; bragging; ostentatious pretense or self glorification.
(n.) The thing which is boasted of.
(n.) A game at cards similar to bluff.
(v. i.) Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
(adv.) Proudly; boastfully.
(1) You’re only going to North Korea just so you can brag about it when you return home.
(2) The funniest thing is when I saw some people who bragged about their trip to Pyongyang.
(3) O’Malley bragged about his efforts cracking down on corruption in the city police department and efforts to push for an effective civilian review board in Baltimore.
(4) Osborne moved to block that too, channelling his inner Occupy activist as he bragged about the way he was sticking it to the “1%”.
(5) RF Rapids wait 7 years and 62 minutes to regain local bragging rights Colorado Rapids ended Saturday night in third place in the West, three points behind leaders Real Salt Lake, but crucially for them, they also ended up in possession of the Rocky Mountain Cup, after coming from behind twice to tie up the game with Real Salt Lake and take the series for the first time in seven years.
(6) Since a tape was released of Trump bragging about grabbing women “by the pussy”, nine women have come forward with accusations that he groped them without consent.
(7) And I can’t believe that I’m saying that a candidate for president of the United States has bragged about sexually assaulting women.
(8) Imitating the white, vaudeville television love-to-hate wrestler Gorgeous George, his forecasts bragged the precise round he was going to win, sometimes combining such box-office larks with couplets of doggerel.
(9) However, with this one desperate win the Nets maintain city-wide bragging rights over the Knicks who have failed to put together a single victory in the last seven days.
(10) When Modi brags about his 56-inch chest , his machismo indicates India’s arrival in world affairs.
(11) The FBI believes Ulbricht, who graduated from the University of Texas in 2006, may have obliquely bragged about his alleged role as “Dread Pirate Roberts” on LinkedIn, where he had referred to spending the last few years “creating an economic simulation”.
(12) And I’m in control of doing the things that he wants me to do in the campaign.” When Trump, who has often bragged about being “a counter-puncher”, went after the Khans, no one inside the camp was quick enough to spot the controversy.
(13) It’s to be expected then, that what it actually took for the country to take Harth and other women’s stories of sexual assault seriously was not their own complaints, or a female reporter airing them: it was Trump himself bragging about sexual assault on video.
(14) But the curtain raiser to the games retained the bragging rights in terms of peak audience – the most people tuned in at any one time – with a five-minute high of 26.9 million against the closing event's 26.3 million at 9.35pm.
(15) To satisfy the competitive spirit, there will be a chance for them to enter an arena-style activity that lets them spar against one another for honour and bragging rights..." On that subject, Destiny players will, of course, get access to Bungie.net, the studio's community website.
(16) The son of longtime Rhode Island Republican senator John Chafee, the presidential candidate’s biography brags that he “attended Montana State University horse shoeing school in Bozeman and worked as a farrier at harness racing tracks for seven years”.
(17) We identified five cistrons corresponding to these bra genes by complementation analysis with various derivatives of pKTH24, confirming that the braD, braE, braF, and braG genes are required for the LIV-I transport system.
(18) Pride and bragging rights are at stake in tonight's match between these fierce South American rivals, with both sides deadlocked on 33 wins apiece in 89 encounters.
(19) Starting in early 2011 and using the alias Sabu, Monsegur led an Anonymous splinter group called Lulz Security, or LulzSec , which hacked computer systems of Fox television, Nintendo, PayPal and other businesses, stole private information and then bragged about it online.
(20) Having dropped out of medical school to focus on real estate, this is his way of establishing bragging rights.
(v. t.) To pound, beat, rub, or grind small or fine.
(v. i.) To utter a loud, harsh cry, as an ass.
(v. i.) To make a harsh, grating, or discordant noise.
(v. t.) To make or utter with a loud, discordant, or harsh and grating sound.
(n.) The harsh cry of an ass; also, any harsh, grating, or discordant sound.
(n.) A bank; the slope of a hill; a hill. See Brae, which is now the usual spelling.
(1) It would strike a blow against its excessively adversarial ways of working, the two sides of a divided house braying at each other across the floor.
(2) This is a gladiatorial display – that is what people go to see.” Bray added: “The popular knee-jerk reaction will be we should ban airshows, but it’s very rare for such a crash to take place.
(3) Indeed watching the prime minister singling out unemployed youngsters for uniquely punitive measures while pretending it is for their own good, cheered on by a gang of braying chums, it looks less like the behaviour of a national statesman and more like the petty vindictiveness of a schoolyard bully.
(4) Bray and other Carrier workers said that their union, the United Steelworkers, had repeatedly reached out to Pence in the weeks after the closings were announced and that he hadn’t responded to the union and had not helped at all.
(5) The objective of this study was to test the application of the system which incorporated the Bray concept to PVI measures in head injured patients.
(6) The computer incorporated the Bray concept for PVI estimation.
(7) Earlier he was seen leaving his riverside home in Bray, Berkshire, by boat.
(8) Rules like – for example – "no applause" have led to baying and braying to produce the same effect.
(9) Angie Bray, a loyalist who had threatened to resign as ministerial aide to the shadow cabinet office minister Francis Maude, was highly critical of the Lib Dems.
(10) The studies by Wever and Bray, as well as, Ruben's team of Baltimore underline the significance of potentials expressing electrical activity of cochlea and acoustic nerve fibres.
(11) Oxfam spokesman Ian Bray said the shortfall reflected the incipient nature of the crisis, adding that people and governments tend to respond more decisively after the event.
(12) On the way you could stop off at the seaside town of Bray (Dart train from Dublin Connolly, €6.85 return) as we did, then jump on a bus to Enniskerry (€2.70) and walk up to Powerscourt House.
(13) And anyway, I’d suffer many a braying account manager (and a truly terrifyingly fast lift) for that view: breathtaking at any time of day, but taking on a particular drama at sunset and sunrise when London’s skyline is framed by horizontal rays.
(14) The idea of England and Wales as some monochrome expanse, full of nostalgia and nastiness, is serially wrecked Looking back at the very real woes that preceded the party’s breakthrough, there seems to be some implicit suggestion that a huge crowd of true believers always knew things were on track but could not be heard above the hostile braying.
(15) Photograph: United Steel Workers “Trump talks a big game about Carrier, but I don’t support him,” said TJ Bray, an assembly line worker for 14 years at Carrier’s furnace factory here.
(16) According to David Bray, author of Social Space and Governance in Urban China , not only did the walled city “embody a complex array of cosmologically determined symbolic spaces, designed to reinforce the might of the emperor and his government, but also, in its simple grid design it provided the template for the ordering of everyday social life.” Facebook Twitter Pinterest Night view of Changan Avenue, the 10-lane thoroughfare which slices east-west through the city.
(17) "If I were leader, I would breed sharks with lasers for eyes that play soccer," brays Bruce Cooper.
(18) It’s designed to mitigate traffic generation from new development,” says Bray.
(19) "It's important the international community gets together and starts pledging money for this crisis," added Bray.
(20) Data is also presented which indicates that liquid scintillation counting could be carried out by placing cut-off Ausria-125 test tubes in counting vials containing 10 ml of either Brays, Unogel, or Instagel solutions.