A typical and popular approach is to use a disingenuous complaint about something, a self-deprecating statement or a comment on something completely innocuous, as a vehicle to deliver the real message, which invariably shows the person in a favourable light. In fact it shows what Slapdick they are.
Stayin humble. Always grateful. "Good things come to those who wait." Lovin my new whip. #HardWorkPaysOff

Humblebrag
viết bởi NYSoldier 28 Tháng mười một, 2011
When you use a small complaint to really flatter yourself with major compliments
Gloria: "I was trying to save a drowning child but my GIANT boobs are just so huge that they fall out of my bathing suit and got in the way of my life saving efforts."

Me: "Poor baby! You and your GIANT boobs got in the way of saving a kid. What a great humblebrag."
viết bởi alwaysdancegrl95 03 Tháng chín, 2014
When you brag about something without even realizing it.

Used in NCIS: LA
Person 1: The referee tripped over my feet last night AT THE LAKERS GAME.

Person 2: Wow. Thanks for the Humble Brag.
viết bởi red puppy 23 Tháng hai, 2011
n. A brag shrouded in a transparent form of humility.
Caroline Wozniacki is the writes the best humblebrags.
- Busy start of the day with fitness in the morning and after was a part of a music video, which was cool. And now going to a photoshoot.
viết bởi Tweety Snape 03 Tháng năm, 2011
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