• (n.) Act of boasting; vaunting or bragging. • (v. t.) To dress, as a stone, with a broad chisel. • (v. t.) To display in ostentatious language; to speak of with pride, vanity, or exultation, with a view to self-commendation; to extol. • (v. i.) To speak in exulting language of another; to glory; to exult. • (v. t.) To sha...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/boast/
1. To dress, as a stone, with a broad chisel. ... 2. To shape roughly as a preparation for the finer work to follow; to cut to the general form required. ... Origin: Of uncertain etymology. ... 1. 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; ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
speaking of yourself in superlativesFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Boast intransitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Boasted
; present participle & verbal noun Boasting
.] [ Middle English bosten
, v., bost
, noun , noise, boasting; confer German ba...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/72
Boast noun 1.
Act of boasting; vaunting or bragging. « Reason and morals? and where live they most, In Christian comfort, or in Stoic boast
The cause of boasting; occasion of pride or exultation, -- sometimes of laudable pride or exultation. ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/72
Boast transitive verb 1.
To display in ostentatious language; to speak of with pride, vanity, or exultation, with a view to self-commendation; to extol. « Lest bad men should boast
Their specious deeds. Milton.
To display vaingloriously. 3.
To...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/72
possess or display some desirable featureFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/148713
show offFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/51591
talk about oneself with excessive pride or self-regardFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/52473
- speaking of yourself in superlatives 2. [v] - show offFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=boast
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