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boastful (adj.)

"given to boasting," early 14c., from boast (n.) + -ful. Related: Boastfully; boastfulness.

updated on July 01, 2017

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Definitions of boastful from WordNet

boastful (adj.)
exhibiting self-importance;
Synonyms: braggart / bragging / braggy / big / cock-a-hoop / crowing / self-aggrandizing / self-aggrandising
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