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boast definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To glorify oneself in message; talk in a self-admiring means.
    • To vaunt one's self; to brag; to express or inform things which tend to be intended to offer others a top opinion of your respective self or of things belonging to one's self.
    • To speak in exulting language of another; to glory; to exult.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To discuss about it with excessive pleasure.
    • To possess or own (a desirable feature): "[the] capital of a region in the southeast that boasts bountiful coal fields” ( US Air).
    • To contain; have.
    • To shape or develop (stone) roughly with an extensive chisel.
    • to show in ostentatious language; to discuss about it with pleasure, vanity, or exultation, with a view to self-commendation; to extol.
    • To display vaingloriously.
    • to own or have.
    • To outfit, as a stone, with an easy chisel.
    • To shape around as a preparation for the finer strive to follow; to cut towards general kind needed.
  • noun:
    • The work or an instance of bragging.
    • A source of pride.
    • A brag, a loud positive assessment of oneself.
    • ) A shot in which the basketball is driven off a side wall after which strikes leading wall.
    • Act of featuring; vaunting or bragging.
    • the reason for boasting; event of pleasure or exultation, -- occasionally of laudable pride or exultation.
    • Clamor; outcry.
    • Threatening; menace.
    • Brag; vaunting; language expressive of ostentation, pride, or vanity.
    • a factor in boasting; event of pride, vanity, or laudable exultation: as, Shakspere, the feature English literary works.
    • Synonyms Vaunt, brag. See boasting.
    • In playing tennis, a stroke through which the baseball is driven contrary to the wall of a court at an acute direction. The rubbing resistant to the wall surface makes the baseball spin.
    • speaking of your self in superlatives
  • verb:
    • to brag; to chat loudly in praise of oneself
    • ) To play a boast shot
    • To possess anything special.
    • present
    • use or screen in an ostentatious or proud fashion
  • others:
    • To threaten; utter a threat.
    • To boast; vaunt; speak vaingloriously or exaggeratedly, by your own worth, property, deeds, etc.
    • To glory or exult on account (of); consult with laudable pleasure.
    • is possessed, at the time of anything remarkable or admirable: usually utilized jocosely.
    • Synonyms To bluster (about), vapor, crow (about a thing, or higher an individual), enlarge, talk big, placed on airs.
    • To brag of; talk about with pride, vanity, or exultation: because, to brag just what arms can perform.
    • To glory or exult in possessing; have as a source of pleasure: frequently in a jocose good sense: since, the town boasts a public pump.
    • To magnify or exalt; make over-confident; vaunt: with a reflexive pronoun.
    • In masonry, to outfit off the surface of a stone with an easy chisel and mallet.
    • In sculpture, to cut back ornaments or other strive to their particular basic contour or kind, preparatory to working-out the information.
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