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  • (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

Gloat Origin

  • 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 🙂

Gloat Pronunciation

John Cena Gloating


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