boastful, braggart(a), bragging(a), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising(adj)
Tending to boast or brag.
He wrote a boastful autobiography, recording all his great deeds.
given to, or full of, boasting; inclined to boast; vaunting; vainglorious; self-praising
The numerical value of boastful in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of boastful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Given North Korea's often boastful claims in the past, its assertion that it has mastered the science necessary for a thermonuclear explosion cannot be accepted uncritically.
If you’re not normally boastful, then people are going to be much more inclined to say, ‘Wow, he or she just really wants to share,’ rather than think you’re rubbing it in their faces.
I remember when I was a little girl, all the hype around him, he was so boastful and confident about who he was. He made me feel that it was OK to be myself, that I didn't have to be anyone else.
Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
It will be an ill day when our brethren take to bragging and boasting and call it 'testimony to the victorious Christian life.' We trust that holiness will be more than ever the aim of believers, but not the boastful holiness which has deluded some of the excellent of the earth into vain glory, and under which their firmest friends shudder for them.
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- vanagloriósCatalan, Valencian
- stolz, prahlerischGerman
- bragailScottish Gaelic
- डींग मारने काHindi
- kérkedő, hencegő, dicsekvőHungarian
- хвастливый, гордыйRussian
- hvalisav, samohvalisav, самохвалисав, хвалисавSerbo-Croatian
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