- A person who boasts about their achievements or possessions: [as modifier]: braggart menMore example sentences
boaster, brag, bragger, show-off, blusterer, trumpeter, swaggerer, poser, poseur, poseuse, peacock, egotist, self-publicist• informal blowhard, big mouth, big-head, bag of wind, windbag, gasbag, loudmouth, bull-shooter, swank, swankerNorth American • informal showboatAustralian/New Zealand • informal skiteBritish • informal , • dated swankpot• vulgar slang bullshitter
- Are all fans from Philadelphia loud-mouthed braggarts?
- He was a braggart and a poseur, who frequently tripped himself up by telling inconsistent versions of the same story.
- Why people would want to read the raving, uninformed postings of anonymous blowhards and braggarts for voyeuristic sport is beyond me.
late 16th century: from French bragard, from braguer 'to brag'.