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Boastful definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BOASTFUL,a. Given to boasting; ostentatious of personal worth or actions.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: exhibiting self-importance; "big talk" [syn: boastful, braggart, bragging, braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self- aggrandising]

Merriam Webster's

adjective see boast I

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 given to boasting. 2 characterized by boasting (boastful talk). Derivatives: boastfully adv. boastfulness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Boastful Boast"ful, a. Given to, or full of, boasting; inclined to boast; vaunting; vainglorious; self-praising. -- Boast"ful*ly, adv. -- Boast"ful*ness, n.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If someone is boastful, they talk too proudly about something that they have done or that they own. I'm not being boastful. ...boastful predictions. ADJ [disapproval]

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Boasting, vaunting, bragging, braggart, vaporing, blustering, exulting, triumphant, cock-a-hoop.

Moby Thesaurus

Gascon, arrogant, boasting, braggart, bragging, cock-a-hoop, conceited, egotistical, exultant, fanfaron, fanfaronading, gasconading, haughty, ostentatious, pretentious, proud, rodomontade, self-advertising, self-aggrandizing, self-applauding, self-flattering, self-glorious, self-lauding, self-vaunting, show-off, swelled-headed, thrasonic, thrasonical, vain, vainglorious, vaporing, vaunting



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