Where Lehigh’s Fans Gather
Not to cry and not to gloat.
See below why gloat is no good – whether winning or getting trounced. Basketball is 0 – 4 and football is what it is.
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 Indo-European roots.]