boasting definition

  • verb:
    • Present participle of boast.
  • noun:
    • The making of carries.
    • The work of glorying or vaunting; vainglorious conversing; ostentatious display.
    • A glorying or vaunting; boastful or ostentatious words; bragging language.
    • Synonyms Brag, bravado, bluster, swagger, swaggering, vainglory, rodomontade, parade, vaporing, rant.
    • In masonry, the entire process of dressing the surface of a stone with a diverse chisel and mallet.
    • In sculpture and carving, the work of cutting a stone approximately with a boasting-chisel, to be able to give it the typical contour of a statue or an ornament. Also known as scabbling.
    • speaking of yourself in superlatives

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