brag about

brag about (someone or something)

To boast about someone or something, perhaps to an excessive or unwarranted degree. I can't stand being around Marcus ever since his company became such a massive success. The guy just can't stop bragging about it! You're my daughter, and you have such good grades—of course I'm going to brag about you!
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brag about someone or something

to boast about someone or something; to talk proudly about someone or something. He bragged about how selfish he was. Jill brags a lot about her kids.
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References in classic literature ?
I've seen men from Chicago sit in a gondola in Venice on a moonlight night and brag about their drainage canal.
It was hard on the stupid lowly, for they were coppered to lose from the start; but the more he saw of the others, the apparent winners, the less it seemed to him that they had anything to brag about.
You needn't brag about it,' returned Fledgeby, disappointed in his desire to heighten the contrast between his bed and the streets.
Many women found his old video disturbing in that he seems to brag about sexually assaulting women.
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I got beat up by Adonis Stevenson last year and put up a better fight than he did but I don't want to brag about it.
British holidaymakers post an average 45 photos to brag about their break on social media sites, research revealed yesterday.
As for your little brother, a lot of very young people tend to brag about this kind of thing to make themselves seem older and most of the time it's just a pack of lies
Do something that boosts learning and brag, brag, brag about it.
The owner of a vehicle, possibly with the aid of associated supporting evidence (merchandise such as key-rings and clothing), may choose to brag about their ownership (or at least possession) of the product.
CELEBS were queuing up to brag about their upcoming autobiographies at the Galaxy Book Awards.
He said: "It's something to brag about, but I'm not a bragging man.
It's not about looks -- it's about celebrating human endurance and the lengths some of us will go to be able to brag about what we did over the weekend.
Determined residents today vowed to reclaim their estate from troublemakers and make it something to brag about.