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.
Administrations like to brag about their national-security accomplishments.
Arpaio loves to brag about the low-cost tents; they are part of his highly sophisticated publicity machine.
Besides, Im an officer, now, and officers dont have to brag.
Why should we brag of being American or English, when we can boast that we are men?
If he did, he'd brag about it, and I'd have to pay as much to men half as good.
"I know that some of those who have them brag about them," said Jimmy.
I had heard him brag of cheating the customers, of mean tricks put upon the inexperience of women and children.
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.