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Meaning of BOASTING

Pronunciation:  b'owsting

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  speaking of yourself in superlatives
 

BOASTING is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: boast, jactitation, self-praise
 
 See Also: bluster, brag, braggadocio, bragging, crow, crowing, line-shooting, rhodomontade, rodomontade, self-assertion, speech act, vaporing, vaunt

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Boast"ing\, n.
The act of glorying or vaunting; vainglorious speaking;
ostentatious display.

      When boasting ends, then dignity begins. --Young.

 

 

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