When you dance around and shout "victory, victory!" after your team wins, this is an example of gloat.
Don't gloat over your rival's misfortune.
Origin of gloat
- Perhaps of Scandinavian origin ghel-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old Norse glotta (“to grin scornfully”) or Middle High German glotzen. Cognate with German glotzen (“to gawk, to goggle”).