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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Among Thrive's capabilities: helping you humblebrag you can't be reached by sending text responses on your behalf.
Her mind turned to Dutch still-life paintings of jewel-feather pheasants, silver-scaled salmon, and pearly oysters: humblebrag tableaux of very conspicuous consumption.
From Brexit to Regrexit, from mansplaining to humblebrag ...
And I don't say that as some sort of humblebrag; I really mean it.
HUMBLEBRAG. A brilliant word spawned by social media.
And it gets perilously close to "humblebrag" territory.
Lenovo is clearly proud to humblebrag about its 34 per cent female workforce, but the more interesting question is if there is salary parity between males and females.
The pic's adult asides, meanwhile, are occasionally guffaw-raising: References to Instagram and vapid celebrity culture (Qwark's hashtags of classified information, "#startingsecretmission" and "humblebrag") contribute an air of pop self-awareness appropriate enough for a PlayStation adaptation.
Designers such as Hedi Slimane and Raf Simmons credit him with inspiring their collections, Kate Moss frequently looked to Bowie as a style icon and she can humblebrag that she wore one of his original stage costumes (his famous woodland creatures playsuit) to collect a Brit award on his behalf.
Designers such as Hedi Slimane and Raf Simmons credit him with inspiring their collections, Kate Moss frequently looked to Bowie as a style icon an she can humblebrag that she wore one of his original stage costumes (his famous woodland creatures playsuit) to collect a Brit award on his behalf.
I'm not making some kind of humblebrag about it, it's not something we tend to tell a lot of people.
Writer Dan Zevin, who's won prizes for being funny, has created Miss Basic, Mr Selfie, Mr Humblebrag and, our favourite, Miss Overshare.
They link to some fitness device to show how far they've run and how quick, usually with some kind of humblebrag attached, which makes you want to punch them in the face.
Wittels performed stand-up comedy and wrote for other TV shows including "The Sarah Silverman Program'' and "Eastbound & Down.'' He popularized the term "humblebrag'' with his Twitter account of the same name, which eventually became the book "Humblebrag: The Art of False Modesty.'' He used it to mock celebrities and others who masked their braggadocio in self-deprecation.
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