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- adj. Tending to boast or brag.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Given to, or full of, boasting; inclined to boast; vaunting; vainglorious; self-praising.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Given to boasting; vaunting; bragging.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. exhibiting self-importance
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.
His defense attorney says investigators had no evidence that the suspect meant to act on what he calls boastful chatter.
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