What does vaunt mean?

Definitions for vauntvɔnt, vɑnt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vaunt.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vaunt(verb)

    extravagant self-praise

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

    show off


  1. vaunt(Noun)

    A boast; an instance of vaunting.

  2. vaunt(Verb)

    To speak boastfully.

  3. Origin: vaunter, variant of vanter, from vanus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vaunt(verb)

    to boast; to make a vain display of one's own worth, attainments, decorations, or the like; to talk ostentatiously; to brag

  2. Vaunt(verb)

    to boast of; to make a vain display of; to display with ostentation

  3. Vaunt(noun)

    a vain display of what one is, or has, or has done; ostentation from vanity; a boast; a brag

  4. Vaunt(noun)

    the first part

  5. Vaunt(verb)

    to put forward; to display

  6. Origin: [See Avant, Advance.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vaunt

    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.]

  2. Vaunt

    vänt, n. (Shak.) the first part. [Van.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaunt in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vaunt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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