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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And then there is my favorite: the humblebrags who display the latest kicks in their sneaker collection, yet claim they still don't own enough.
These experiences can make you an excellent candidate, so let 'em shine on your resume--or drop a few humblebrags during your initial interview.