boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade(verb)
A boast; an instance of vaunting.
To speak boastfully.
Origin: vaunter, variant of vanter, from vanus.
to boast; to make a vain display of one's own worth, attainments, decorations, or the like; to talk ostentatiously; to brag
to boast of; to make a vain display of; to display with ostentation
a vain display of what one is, or has, or has done; ostentation from vanity; a boast; a brag
the first part
to put forward; to display
Origin: [See Avant, Advance.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vawnt′, or vänt, v.i. to make a vain display: to boast.—v.t. to make a vain display of: to boast of.—n. vain display: boast.—ns. Vaun′ter; Vaun′tery, vaunting.—adj. Vaunt′ful.—n. Vaun′ting.—adv. Vaun′tingly. [O. Fr. vanter—Low L. vanitāre—L. vanitas, vanity—vanus, vain.]
vänt, n. (Shak.) the first part. [Van.]
The numerical value of vaunt in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of vaunt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Of all that Orient lands can vaunt, of marvels with our own competing, the strangest is the Haschish plant, and what will follow on its eating.
It is intolerable that a silly fool, with nothing but empty birth to boast of, should in his insolence array himself in the merits of others, and vaunt an honour which does not belong to him.
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