- boast + -ful (Wiktionary)
“Roosters are defined as boastful, cocky, hard-working and flashy ding! ding! slide-whistle! ding!”
“Its constructor did not overrate the benefit he had conferred when he wrote in an inscription which can scarcely be called boastful:”
“No one resigns willingly such rights as yesterday gave me; and, let me speak a boastful word, sooner than yield them up to man of woman born, I would hold a fair field against all comers, with grinded sword and sharp spear, from sunrise to sunset, for three days 'space.”
“There was a rakish, vagabond smartness, and a kind of boastful rascality, about the whole man, that was worth a mine of gold.”
“That gave, or could have given the impression, or could have caused the danger of creating a certain kind of boastful attitude, creating”
“I replied, with a kind of boastful modesty, that it was a peculiar mark of the favour of the Holy Father, the Pope, who had freely made me a knight of the Order of St. John Lateran, and a prothonotary-apostolic.”
“We're Irish and we leave that kind of boastful, immodest sh*te to the English.”
“Among other words, 22 percent agreed with "boastful," 29 percent "complaining," 13 percent”
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