Definition of braggart in English:


Syllabification: brag·gart
Pronunciation: /ˈbraɡərt


A person who boasts about achievements or possessions: [as modifier]: braggart men
More example sentences
  • 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'.

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