Meaning of “gloat” in the English Dictionary

"gloat" in English

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gloatverb [ I ]

uk /ɡləʊt/ us /ɡloʊt/
adjective /ˈɡləʊ.tɪŋ/ /ˈɡloʊ.t̬ɪŋ/
adverb uk /ˈɡləʊ.tɪŋ.li/ us /ˈɡloʊ.t̬ɪŋ.li/

gloatnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ɡləʊt/ us /ɡloʊt/ mainly UK

(Definition of “gloat” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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to feel or show much pleasure because of your own success or good luck, or because of someone else’s misfortune:

You may have won, but don’t gloat about it.

(Definition of “gloat” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)