bragger

bragger

[brag-er]
noun
1.
a person who brags.
2.
Cards.
a.
(in some forms of brag) the jack of clubs or nine of diamonds.
b.
(in other forms of brag) any jack or nine.
c.
the first bettor in a game of brag.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see brag, -er1

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brag (bræɡ)
 
vb , brags, bragging, bragged
1.  to speak of (one's own achievements, possessions, etc) arrogantly and boastfully
 
n
2.  boastful talk or behaviour, or an instance of this
3.  something boasted of: his brag was his new car
4.  a braggart; boaster
5.  a card game: an old form of poker
 
[C13: of unknown origin]
 
'bragger
 
n
 
'bragging
 
n, —adj
 
'braggingly
 
adv

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