intr.v. gloat·ed, gloat·ing, gloats
To feel or express great, often malicious, pleasure or self-satisfaction: Don't gloat over your rival's misfortune.
1. The act of gloating.
2. A feeling of great, often malicious, pleasure or self-satisfaction.
[Perhaps of Scandinavian origin; see ghel-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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