Boastful - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈboʊstfl|  American pronunciation of the word boastful
Brit.  |ˈbəʊstfʊl|  British pronunciation of the word boastful

adjective

- exhibiting self-importance (syn: big, braggart, bragging, braggy, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandising, self-aggrandizing)

Examples

When he says he's the richest man in town, he's not just making an idle boast.

We were offended by his boast that he would easily beat us.

The museum's proudest boast is its collection of rare gems.

Without wanting to sound too boastful, I think we have the best television programmes in the world.

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