Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bragging

1 sense of bragging

Sense 1
brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconade -- (an instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade")
       => boast, boasting, self-praise, jactitation -- (speaking of yourself in superlatives)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb brag

1 sense of brag

Sense 1
boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade -- (show off)
       => overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify -- (to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery")

Antonyms of adj bragging

1 sense of bragging

Sense 1
boastful, braggart (prenominal), bragging (prenominal), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising -- (exhibiting self-importance; "big talk")

INDIRECT (VIA proud) -> humble -- (marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski)

Similarity of adj bragging

1 sense of bragging

Sense 1
boastful, braggart (prenominal), bragging (prenominal), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising -- (exhibiting self-importance; "big talk")
       => proud (vs. humble) -- (feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes")

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