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verb [intransitive] showing disapproval gloat pronunciation in American English /ɡloʊt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theygloat
he/she/itgloats
present participlegloating
past tensegloated
past participlegloated
  1. to show that you are happy and proud at your own success or at someone elses failure
    gloat over:

    He was there to gloat over their defeat.

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