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Today’s English word of the day is: braggart. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘braggart’, hear the pronunciation, and read two examples of the vocabulary in use. With each English word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word, check out its entry in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries or in the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary.

 

define-braggart

 

braggart: (old-fashioned, disapproving) someone who proudly talks a lot about himself/herself and his/her achievements or possessions

 

American English Pronunciation: /ˈbræɡərt/

 

 

😩: Do we really have to invite Carlos? He’s an insufferable braggart!

 

🤣: He’s your brother, Samantha! Yes, we have to invite him!

 

 

 

🙄: Most politicians have an ego, but hers is through the roof.

 

😏: Oh, come on. Her ego is nothing next to the braggart she’s running against.

 

 

Want more practice using the word ‘braggart’? Here are some BBC.com articles featuring today’s word of the day!

 

And just for fun… Lord Flashheart, the greatest braggart in all of television! 😆

 

Not sure how you’re going to remember this advanced English word? Here are my top 10 tips for how to remember hard vocabulary words! 👊🙂

 

Do you want a few other expressive words for insulting people in English? Try sourpuss, holier-than-thou, or haughty!

 

 

Definition source: Cambridge Dictionary.

Come back on Monday for another advanced English word of the day! My schedule is:

MONDAY: noun
TUESDAY: verb
WEDNESDAY: adjective
THURSDAY: slang, idiom, or phrasal verb
FRIDAY: academic, literary, or otherwise “big” vocabulary

 

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