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Found 3 items, similar to boast.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: boast bangga, buaian, membanggakan, menyombongkan, sesumbar, sumbar
English → English (WordNet) Definition: boast boast n : speaking of yourself in superlatives [syn: boasting, self-praise, jactitation] v 1: show off [syn: tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade] 2: wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner; “she was sporting a new hat” [syn: sport, feature]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Boast Boast \Boast\, v. t. 1. To display in ostentatious language; to speak of with pride, vanity, or exultation, with a view to self-commendation; to extol. [1913 Webster] Lest bad men should boast Their specious deeds. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To display vaingloriously. [1913 Webster] 3. To possess or have; as, to boast a name. [1913 Webster] To boast one's self, to speak with unbecoming confidence in, and approval of, one's self; -- followed by of and the thing to which the boasting relates. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] Boast not thyself of to-morrow. --Prov. xxvii. 1 [1913 Webster] Boast \Boast\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Boasted; p. pr. & vb. n. Boasting.] [OE. bosten, boosten, v., bost, boost, n., noise, boasting; cf. G. bausen, bauschen, to swell, pusten, Dan. puste, Sw. pusta, to blow, Sw. p["o]sa to swell; or W. bostio to boast, bost boast, Gael. bosd. But these last may be from English.] 1. To vaunt one's self; to brag; to say or tell things which are intended to give others a high opinion of one's self or of things belonging to one's self; as, to boast of one's exploits courage, descent, wealth. [1913 Webster] By grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: . . not of works, lest any man should boast. --Eph. ii. 8, 9. [1913 Webster] 2. To speak in exulting language of another; to glory; to exult. [1913 Webster] In God we boast all the day long. --Ps. xliv. 8 [1913 Webster] Syn: To brag; bluster; vapor; crow; talk big. [1913 Webster] Boast \Boast\, v. t. [Of uncertain etymology.] 1. (Masonry) To dress, as a stone, with a broad chisel. --Weale. [1913 Webster] 2. (Sculp.) To shape roughly as a preparation for the finer work to follow; to cut to the general form required. [1913 Webster] Boast \Boast\, n. 1. Act of boasting; vaunting or bragging. [1913 Webster] Reason and morals? and where live they most, In Christian comfort, or in Stoic boast! --Byron. [1913 Webster] 2. The cause of boasting; occasion of pride or exultation, -- sometimes of laudable pride or exultation. [1913 Webster] The boast of historians. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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