AskDefine | Define gloat

Dictionary Definition

gloat n : malicious satisfaction [syn: gloating, glee]

Verb

1 dwell on with satisfaction [syn: triumph, crow]
2 gaze at or think about something with great self-satisfaction, gratification, or joy

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Verb

  1. To exhibit a conspicuous sense of self-satisfaction, often at an adversary's misfortune.

Translations

to exhibit a conspicuous sense of self-satisfaction

Noun

  1. An act or instance of gloating.

Translations

an act or instance of gloating

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bore, crane, crane the neck, crow, crow over, delight, delight in, exult, exult in, eye, gape, gaup, gawk, gaze, gaze open-mouthed, glare, gloat over, glory, glory in, goggle, joy, jubilate, look, ogle, peer, revel in, stand on tiptoe, stare, stare at, stare down, stare hard, triumph
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