Definitions for vauntvɔnt, vɑnt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vauntvɔnt, vɑnt(v.t.)

  1. to boast of:

    to vaunt one's achievements.

  2. (v.i.)to speak boastfully; brag.

  3. (n.)a boastful action or utterance.

Origin of vaunt:

1350–1400; ME vaunten < MF vanter to boast < LL vānitāre, der. of L vānusvain

vaunt′ing•ly(adv.)

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

Wiktionary

  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

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