Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Given to boasting; vaunting; bragging.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Given to, or full of, boasting; inclined to boast; vaunting; vainglorious; self-praising.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Tending to boast or brag.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective exhibiting self-importance

Etymologies

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boast +‎ -ful

Examples

  • But Ahmed's defense attorney countered during the bench trial that investigators had no evidence that Ahmed sought to act on what he called boastful chatter from a misguided student.

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  • His defense attorney says investigators had no evidence that the suspect meant to act on what he calls boastful chatter.

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  • But Ahmed's defense attorney countered during the bench trial that investigators had no evidence that Ahmed sought to act on what he called boastful chatter from a misguided student.

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  • But Ahmed's defense attorney countered during the bench trial that investigators had no evidence that Ahmed sought to act on what he called boastful chatter from a misguided student.

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  • But Ahmed's defense attorney countered during the bench trial that investigators had no evidence that Ahmed sought to act on what he called boastful chatter from a misguided student.

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  • Roosters are defined as boastful, cocky, hard-working and flashy ding! ding! slide-whistle! ding!

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  • Its constructor did not overrate the benefit he had conferred when he wrote in an inscription which can scarcely be called boastful:

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  • 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.

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  • There was a rakish, vagabond smartness, and a kind of boastful rascality, about the whole man, that was worth a mine of gold.

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  • That gave, or could have given the impression, or could have caused the danger of creating a certain kind of boastful attitude, creating

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