Definitions for boastboʊst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boast, boasting, self-praise, jactitation(verb)

    speaking of yourself in superlatives

  2. boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade(verb)

    show off

  3. sport, feature, boast(verb)

    wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

    "she was sporting a new hat"

Wiktionary

  1. boast(Noun)

    A brag, a loud appraisal of oneself

  2. boast(Noun)

    A shot where the ball is driven off a side wall and then strikes the front wall

  3. boast(Noun)

    An oath or toast made during a ritual in Heathenry.

  4. boast(Verb)

    to brag; to talk loudly in praise of oneself

  5. boast(Verb)

    To play a boast shot

  6. boast(Verb)

    To possess something special.

    The hotel boasts one of the best views of the sea.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boast(verb)

    to vaunt one's self; to brag; to say or tell things which are intended to give others a high opinion of one's self or of things belonging to one's self; as, to boast of one's exploits courage, descent, wealth

  2. Boast(verb)

    to speak in exulting language of another; to glory; to exult

  3. Boast(verb)

    to display in ostentatious language; to speak of with pride, vanity, or exultation, with a view to self-commendation; to extol

  4. Boast(verb)

    to display vaingloriously

  5. Boast(verb)

    to possess or have; as, to boast a name

  6. Boast(verb)

    to dress, as a stone, with a broad chisel

  7. Boast(verb)

    to shape roughly as a preparation for the finer work to follow; to cut to the general form required

  8. Boast(noun)

    act of boasting; vaunting or bragging

  9. Boast(noun)

    the cause of boasting; occasion of pride or exultation, -- sometimes of laudable pride or exultation

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'boast' in Verbs Frequency: #981

Anagrams of boast

  1. Boats

  2. Sabot


Translations for boast

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  • تباهىArabic
  • самохвалство, хваля сеBulgarian
  • chlubitCzech
  • prale, pralDanish
  • angeben, prahlenGerman
  • aɖegbeƒoƒo, ƒo aɖegbeEwe
  • ostentar, jactanSpanish
  • lesottaa, omakehu, rehennellä, leuhkiaFinnish
  • fanfaronnade, vantardise, se vanterFrench
  • התרברב, התרברבות, התפארות, התפארHebrew
  • sjálfshól, mont, gortIcelandic
  • vantarsi, vanteriaItalian
  • 自慢, 力むJapanese
  • et gloriatusLatin
  • lielīties, dižoties, plātītiesLatvian
  • whakamānunuMāori
  • bogen, opscheppenDutch
  • skryt, skryteNorwegian
  • szczycić się, chlubić się, przechwalać sięPolish
  • ostentar, se exibirPortuguese
  • anchaykachayQuechua
  • хвастовство, хвастать, бахвалиться, хвастаться, хвалитьсяRussian
  • chvastúňstvo, vychvaľovať sa, chvastať saSlovak
  • skryta, skryt, skrävlaSwedish

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