boastful

[bohst-fuhl]
adjective
given to or characterized by boasting.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English bostful. See boast1, -ful

boastfully, adverb
boastfulness, noun
overboastful, adjective
overboastfully, adverb
overboastfulness, noun
unboastful, adjective
unboastfully, adverb
unboastfulness, noun


conceited, cocky, pompous, cocksure, vainglorious, egotistical.
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boastful (ˈbəʊstfʊl)
 
adj
tending to boast; characterized by boasting
 
'boastfully
 
adv
 
'boastfulness
 
n

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boastful
early 14c., from boast + -ful.
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Example sentences
Today, that boastful sobriquet is more nostalgia than fact.
Don't come off sounding too boastful or vainglorious.
All that was needed was to listen closely to the boastful voices of the killers.
Teachers seem to resent his brash and boastful intellectualism.
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