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gloat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgloatgloat /ɡləʊt $ ɡloʊt/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 ENJOY/LIKE DOING somethingHAPPYto show in an annoying way that you are proud of your own success or happy about someone else’s failuregloat over 🔊 The fans are still gloating over Scotland’s victory.gloat noun [singular]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
gloat"I told you that idea wouldn't work.'' "Well, there's no need to gloat.''Perhaps she sensed my growing discontent and was frightened of appearing to gloat."What are you gloating about?" he said in an irritated voice.The liberals are gloating and celebrating all over town.I thought he came round to gloat and I was right.Of course, I shall be able to gloat, having got there before the rest of the media!It was horrible to see her gloating over her brother's misfortune.Jane used to gloat over other people's misfortunes.For centuries we women have gloated over the one negative aspect of aging more evident in men than women: balding.Here was a gloating scheme of ingenuity, an immigrant strategy for economic survival that was taking on great possibilities.He has an unpleasant habit of gloating whenever he wins at tennis.I hate to gloat, you guys, but I told you it wouldn't work.gloat overJason's still gloating over beating me at chess.
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Verb table
gloat
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygloat
he, she, itgloats
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygloated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave gloated
he, she, ithas gloated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad gloated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill gloat
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have gloated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam gloating
he, she, itis gloating
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you, we, theyare gloating
Past
I, he, she, itwas gloating
you, we, theywere gloating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been gloating
he, she, ithas been gloating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been gloating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be gloating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been gloating
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