When you, usually consciously, try to get away with bragging about yourself by couching it in a phony show of humility.
"Your inflatable inner-tube is way cooler than my 80-foot yacht. You get to be so much closer to the water and to nature. I envy you, I really do"

"Thanks, that means a lot. Another advantage of having an innertube is that I don't have to fucking humble brag all the time about having a yacht."
by drjeffreys December 15, 2011
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A form self promotion where the promoter thinks he is, almost subliminally, bragging about himself in the context of a humble statement or complaint. Everyone listening thinks he a jackass.
I am exhausted from my two week vacation to Hawaii. I need a vacation.

Nice Humble Brag, asshole.
by RodStickwell February 25, 2011
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When you try and say something complementary about about someone and actually end up just telling them how amazing you are.
Everyone: Wow, Tony is such a good chiropractor
George: I know right, when I hurt myself from being super awesome at Kung Fu and accidentally killing my sensai because I don't know my own skills, he was able to push all my ribs back inside my body. Everyone was so jealous that I could come back from an injury like that and I am now the new sensai.
Everyone Else: *humble brag*
by thatotherotherdude March 9, 2017
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What every girl on social media does when they want attention.
Humble Brag Example: When girls post half naked selfies on Instagram with a lame caption about “body positivity” and “how far they’ve come”, etc., pretending like the whole point of the pic isn’t to simply get max likes and compliments
by jackieboy88 September 18, 2018
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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
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When someone tries to sneak in how awesome they are into any kind of conversation hoping you’ll notice how cool they are without them having to tell you
“I woke up a bit sore from an 11 mile hike I did” “WE GET IT YOU HIKE A LOT ENOUGH WITH THE HUMBLE BRAG
by Quit humble bragging April 23, 2019
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When you try to low-key stroke your ego, while acting unimpressed with yourself.
"You think I'm the shit? OMG, Ib think you're the shit! I didn't realize I was so liked".

"No need to humble brag".
by Trez0688 April 20, 2022
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