If you know someone who is a real show off and is always bragging about how great they are, then you might call this boaster a braggart.

Braggart is a pejorative word, which means it is used as an insult, so you shouldn’t call your boss or your teacher a braggart — unless you’re looking for trouble. Braggart is similar to other pejoratives like blowhard or bigmouth. Braggarts are characterized by talking loudly (usually in praise of themselves, their possessions, or their accomplishments) and are quick to assert their superiority over others.

Definitions of braggart
  1. noun
    a very boastful and talkative person
    synonyms: blowhard, boaster, bragger, line-shooter, vaunter
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    type of:
    egoist, egotist, swellhead
    a conceited and self-centered person
  2. adjective
    exhibiting self-importance
    synonyms: big, boastful, bragging, braggy, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandising, self-aggrandizing
    feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride
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