The network might be able to brag about Sunday Night Football, but it can't rely on the sports franchise all year for ratings.
In case anyone is unclear on this one, the brag is that he is free of despair and the humble is that he is free from hope.
Young Peters needed to make it count because neither his grades nor his SAT scores were anything to brag about.
mid-14c., braggen "to make a loud sound," also "to talk boastfully," of obscure origin, perhaps related to bray of a trumpet, or related to the Middle English adjective brag "ostentatious, proud; spirited, brave" (early 14c.), which probably is from Celtic. Other sources suggest Old Norse bragr "the best, the toast (of anything)," also "poetry." Also cf. braggart for another possibility. Related: Bragged; bragging.
late 14c., "pomp; arrogance, pride;" see brag (v.); the exact relationship of the forms is uncertain. Meaning "that which is boasted" is from 1530s. As a once-popular poker-like card game, from 1734.