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Boast (IPA: /ˈboʊst/)


Boast (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.

Boast (v. i.)

To speak in exulting language of another; to glory; to exult.

Boast (v. t.)

To display in ostentatious language; to speak of with pride, vanity, or exultation, with a view to self-commendation; to extol.

Boast (v. t.)

To display vaingloriously.

Boast (v. t.)

To possess or have; as, to boast a name.

Boast (v. t.)

To dress, as a stone, with a broad chisel.

Boast (v. t.)

To shape roughly as a preparation for the finer work to follow; to cut to the general form required.

Boast (n.)

Act of boasting; vaunting or bragging.

Boast (n.)

The cause of boasting; occasion of pride or exultation, -- sometimes of laudable pride or exultation.

Boast

Former commune in France

Boast

Family name

Boast Synonyms

Jactitation, Self-praise, Boasting

Boast Synonyms

Feature, Sport

Boast Synonyms

Gas, Swash, Shoot A Line, Vaunt, Bluster, Gasconad, Blow, Tout, Brag

Boast (Last Name / Surname)

Boast is the #64,054 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 311 people had that surname.

Translations

Boast in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An untempted woman cannot boast of her chastity." - Michel de Montaigne

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Don't boast of tomorrow, for you know not what a day will bring." - Jewish proverbs

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Every Man has Assurance enough to boast of his honesty," - Poor Richard's Almanack

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers." - Stephen Hawking

Example Sentence (Quote)

"If you made a better rat than a human Peter, that's not much to boast about." - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban


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