- (verb) dwell on one’s own success or another’s misfortune with smugness or malignant pleasure; “his enemies gloated over his death”
- (noun) an act of gloating; “I would join her for a good gloat”
Gloat (ग्लोट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
- बड़ी चाह से देखना, घूरना, बुरी दृष्टि से टकटकी बांध कर देखना
- late 16th century: of unknown origin; perhaps related to Old Norse glotta ‘to grin’ and Middle High German glotzen ‘to stare’. The original sense was ‘give a sideways or furtive look’, hence ‘cast amorous or admiring glances’; the current sense dates from the mid 18th century.
Gloat in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)
- You can only gloat if you go out and vote.
- Trump Gloats Over Chicago Shooting.
- Its Too Early for Liberals to Gloat About Trump.
- The camera app offers you the beauty photo option right away so that you can click a selfie and gloat over how beautiful you don’t look.
- Priyanka Chopra fans gloat over a typo in a ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ report that describes the actress as ‘Peedika Padukone’.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of gloat
- lot lot ke gloat kiya karo 🙂
John Cena Gloating