humblebrag

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humblebrag

1. noun A seemingly modest statement that ultimately highlights one's accomplishments or status. A: "He literally said, 'Oh, my job isn't that important—I'm only a cardiothoracic surgeon.'" B: "Geez, nice humblebrag."
2. verb To make such a statement. Please stop humblebragging about how you're only ranked third in the state.
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For all his humblebragging, Mr Modi, like Mr Trump, illustrated perfectly how money talks, power seduces and success eclipses morality.
He also had a cameo on the Friends episode "The One With Ross's Wedding," which, even for a man as accomplished as Branson, takes humblebragging rights to a new level.
We're supposed to be happy-selfie-ing all over the Facebooks and showing off our perfect families and humblebragging about the amazing accomplishments we are so #humbled and #blessed by, and meanwhile, we constantly see how other mothers are totally pilloried on social media for being imperfect.