When someone complains, quite often on social media, about something that they are lucky to have. The humblebrag also includes buzzwords, so as to truly "explain the conundrum".
"Filming on set is a complete test of patience! You know your in Hollywood when you have to cut every other second for a helicopter or an ambulance!" (a legitimate humblebrag that was found on Facebook)
by Motormouth Poet August 06, 2015
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."
by alwaysdancegrl95 September 03, 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.
by red puppy February 23, 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.
by Tweety Snape May 03, 2011

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