One of us had even claimed to be present at Castra Regina, although we mainly considered him a braggart.
In the book, Alice is a smug, Victorian braggart who loves nothing more than showing off her knowledge.
It seems the braggart was unaware of the changes in the law.
Showers of expectoration and thunder claps o' profanity and braggart gales o' Yankee dialect!
He had the reputation of being a hard liver, and something of a braggart.
At the same time the Emperor himself acted the part of a bully and braggart towards a weak and feeble old man.
His friend looked at him with a braggart air, and sang to himself.
But even if it were otherwise, Confucius' only comment is that he was "no braggart."
He tried hard to despise the braggart, but ended with envying him.
Buzz Werner was called Buzz not only because he talked too much, but because he was a braggart.
1570s, from French bragard (16c.), with pejorative ending (see -ard) + Middle French braguer "to flaunt, brag," perhaps originally "to show off clothes, especially breeches," from brague "breeches" (see bracket). There may be an element of codpiece-flaunting in all this.
The word in English has been at least influenced by brag (v.), even if, as some claim, it is unrelated to it. Bragger "arrogant or boastful person," agent noun from brag (v.), attested in English from late 14c.