a person who does a lot of bragging.
bragging; boastful.

1570–80; brag + -art

braggartism, noun
braggartly, adverb

bragger, boaster; blow-hard. Unabridged
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braggart (ˈbræɡət)
1.  a person who boasts loudly or exaggeratedly; bragger
2.  boastful
[C16: see brag]

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Word Origin & History

1570s, from Fr. bragard (16c.), with pejorative ending (see -ard) + M.Fr. 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 at least has been influenced by brag, even if, as some claim, it is unrelated to it.
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Example sentences
Others say he is a two-faced braggart who bungled a chance to tackle pressing economic and social problems.
And so ends another hoary tradition, impaled by a braggart.
But that doesn't make the colleague a braggart who doesn't know her stuff.
Not to be a braggart, but the captains mentioned me frequently in their journals.
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