"crowing" in the noun sense
1. brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconade
an instance of boastful talk
"his brag is worse than his fight"
"whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"
"crowing" in the verb sense
1. gloat, triumph, crow
dwell on with satisfaction
express pleasure verbally
"She crowed with joy"
utter shrill sounds
"The cocks crowed all morning"
"crowing" in the adjective sense
1. boastful, braggart, bragging, braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising
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