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English definition of “gloat”

gloat

noun [C usually singular]     /ɡləʊt/ US  /ɡloʊt/
an occasion when you gloat about something: to have a gloat at/over/about somethingSatisfied and complacentShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assurance
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