Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being boastful.
- n. The characteristic of being boastful.
- n. outspoken conceit
- boastful + -ness (Wiktionary)
“And so much arrogance and boastfulness from the great Obama himself.”
“Boyish boastfulness which is at the same time coarse and clumsy ....”
“Host council member Mary Cheh introduced Gray a "leader free of vanity and boastfulness"; former school board chair Peggy Cooper Cafritz rose to tell the crowd, "You absolutely could not be in better hands.”
“His web site also displays a rather remarkable congenital boastfulness and an penchant for unusual capitalization "We are a better Charter Fishing Boat than the Saltwater Sport Fishing Charter Boats on the East Coast and in the Florida Keys, including the fleet of Deep Sea Fishing Boats in Key West".”
“What's happening now is about boastfulness; it's about doing something for the sake of it, because they can.”
“Her boastfulness and huge ego are getting to be too much to bear.”
“For example, among many hunter-gatherer groups boastfulness is socially proscribed.”
“But I think my favorite part of it all is to watch the interplay of the characters: the slightly stuffy and boring, dear old Mole, the clever, interesting and amusing Rat, the Toad one has to be fond of all despite his occasional vulgarity, frequent excesses and ghastly boastfulness, and the reliable, gruff Badger.”
“Without the slightest boastfulness, Johnson proposed that he fits into a pattern that happens to suit some of the great figures of the contemporary game.”
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