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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).

BRAGGIE, adj. Ostentatious, boastful. Found only in Ags. Known to Ags.1 1935.Ags. 1812 R. Wighton Beggar's Son 40:
Wasn't you that grew sae braggie Got braw duds to gae to Spain.
Ags. 1884 W. Robertson Mountain Muse 103:
In a braggie style he'd say He had seen a better day.

[From Eng. brag, to boast.]

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"Braggie adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 6 Oct 2022 <>



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