braggy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

brag +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

braggy (comparative braggier, superlative braggiest)

  1. Prone to brag
    • 1909, O. Henry, The Gentle Grafter[1]:
      "'That was only getting the pumpkin ready,' says Bassett, braggy and cheerful.
    • 1931, Work Projects Administration, Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States[2]:
      He was a biggity acting and braggy talking old man.
    • 2001 February 2, Ben Joravsky, “When the Star Comes Out”, Chicago Reader:
      He was bombastic and braggy to the point of trash talking fellow performers.