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boast definition and meaning

v. i. 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; as, to boast of one's exploits courage, descent, wealth.
v. i. To speak in exulting language of another; to glory; to exult.
v. t. To display in ostentatious language; to speak of with pride, vanity, or exultation, with a view to self-commendation; to extol.
v. t. To display vaingloriously.
v. t. To possess or have; as, to boast a name.
v. t. To dress, as a stone, with a broad chisel.
v. t. To shape roughly as a preparation for the finer work to follow; to cut to the general form required.
n. Act of boasting; vaunting or bragging.
n. The cause of boasting; occasion of pride or exultation, -- sometimes of laudable pride or exultation.

Crossword clues for boast

- Bluster
- Brag
- Crow
- Crow has breakfast, beginning with rolled oats
- jiving
- To brag

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