bragging rights


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bragging rights

The authority and freedom to boast or brag of one's achievements that comes from having won a contest or succeeded in some way, especially against a close rival. The game matters little to either team's statistics, but it will ensure bragging rights for the rest of the year.
See also: brag, right

bragging rights

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If a person or an organization has bragging rights, they have a reason to be proud. Colleges want to compete for the most talented kids if only for bragging rights. Being acknowledged by a rock band carries certain bragging rights.
See also: brag, right
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All bragging rights from previous encounters will be superseded by whoever lifts that famous old trophy tomorrow.
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He said: "When we were in the SPL we were the top Highland club but County have the bragging rights at the moment.