As of now, it is the only hotel that can boast this accolade.
This is clearly not a boast; it seems, rather, a shamed admission of petty, callow cruelty.
Yes, most of the companies can boast billions, and none more than Apple or Google.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki remains the one Iraqi political leader who cannot boast he is backed by a militia.
How many other large, developed economies can boast a similar set of data?
Mandolines were soon in vogue and most rooms could boast of several.
You have acknowledged, that he has nothing to boast of from them.
Education alone, therefore, will determine whether a man will repent of any deed or boast of it.
We wasn't none of us much to boast of; but Dick, he went too fur.
I have lived long enough to boast an act, After which no mischief shall be new.
mid-13c., "arrogance, presumption, pride, vanity;" c.1300, "a brag, boastful speech," from Anglo-French bost "ostentation," probably via Scandinavian (cf. Norwegian baus "proud, bold, daring"), from Proto-Germanic *bausia "to blow up, puff up, swell" (cf. Middle High German bus "swelling," dialectal German baustern "to swell;" Middle Dutch bose, Dutch boos "evil, wicked, angry," Old High German bosi "worthless, slanderous," German böse "evil, bad, angry"), from PIE *bhou-, variant of root *beu-, *bheu- "to grow, swell" (see bull (n.2)).
The notion apparently is of being "puffed up" with pride; cf. Old English belgan "to become angry, offend, provoke," belg "anger, arrogance," from the same root as bellows and belly (n.). Related: Boasted; boasting. An Old English word for "boasting" was micelsprecende, "big talk."
early 14c., "to brag, speak arrogantly;" from the same source as boast (n.). Related: Boasted; boasting.