Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 06/29/17 Humblebrag

Humblebrag (noun, verb)
humblebrag or humble brag [huhm-buh l-brag]


noun
1. a statement intended as a boast or brag but disguised by a humble apology, complaint, etc.

verb (used without object)
2. to make such a disguised boast or brag: He's humblebragging about how tired he is from his world travels.


Origin: First recorded in 2005-10; humble + brag

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