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bragging rights

plural noun
1.
the presumed right to brag or boast, often associated with winning a contest of skill, as cooking or fishing.
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British Dictionary definitions for bragging rights

bragging rights

plural noun
1.
notional privileges that are gained by defeating a close rival
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Contemporary definitions for bragging rights
noun

the supposed right of a winning sports team and its supporters to brag over the defeat of a rival

noun

the supposed right to brag about an accomplishment

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Slang definitions & phrases for bragging rights

bragging rights

noun phrase

The privilege of boasting about one's accomplishments; the warrant of superiority: the burning question of the bragging rights to the world's hottest chilies/ A town of 2,000 or more had a number of teams vying for local bragging rights (1980s+ Sports)


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