1. 〔誇り〕pride;〔大言〕bragging

    自慢する 〔誇りに思う〕be proud of;〔ほらをまじえて大げさに〕boast ((of)),brag ((about))

    • のど自慢
    • a singing contest
    • お国自慢をする
    • boast [talk proudly] of one's hometown [country]
    • お国自慢に花を咲かせた
    • Each told how good his country [hometown] was.
    • 自慢顔に
    • proudly/boastfully
    • これは彼の自慢の絵です
    • This is a picture he is proud of.
    • あの娘は両親の自慢の種だ
    • She's the pride (and joy) of her parents.
    • 彼女はよく息子の自慢をする
    • She often boasts of [about] her son.
    • おじいさんはいつも若いころのことを自慢して話す
    • The old man talks boastfully about his young days all the time.
    • 自慢じゃないが私の講演は成功だった
    • My lecture was a great success, even if I do say so myself!
  1. 自慢話a boastful account
    • 自慢話をする
    • talk proudly ((about));boast ((of));《口》 talk big
  1. 自慢屋a braggart