from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Earlier form of braggart.
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One of the most satisfying pictures I ever saw was that bearded Stalinist murderous braggard being dragged from his hidey-hole.
"The time for clamming up is over, you stupid braggard," Kramer said.
Beside those intangible antagonists which had been his this personal enemy was only puny, only braggard and swaggering and cheap.
A modern day plantation master; you know a typical liberal braggard.
For the last few days, we've all been transfixed by the tawdry spectacle out of California, in which a married Republican family values crusader has gotten his comeuppance after being exposed -- with the aid of a hot mic -- as a repulsive sexual braggard.
The study, which listened to over 1,000 hours of radio, found over 600 references to ‘being a boorish, unfunny braggard’, 375 references to ‘thinking mild homophobia and pig ignorance is hysterical’ and 250 references to ‘basking in the fact he’s an unimaginative, obnoxious shitpeddler’ in Moyles’ show.