Gloat

Definition of Gloat

v. i.1.To look steadfastly; to gaze earnestly; to gaze with passionate desire, lust, or avarice.
[imp. & p. p. Gloated; p. pr. & vb. n. Gloating.]
2.To gaze with malignant satisfaction; to exult maliciously, sometimes also triumphantly, in another's loss or discomfort; - usually in a bad sense.
In vengeance gloating on another's pain.
- Byron.

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bore, crane, crane the neck, crow, crow over, delight, delight in, exult in, eye, gape, gaup, gawk, gaze, gaze open-mouthed, glare, gloat over, glory in, goggle, joy, jubilate, look, ogle, peer, revel in, stand on tiptoe, stare, stare at, stare down, stare hard
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