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boastful

[bohst-fuh l] /ˈboʊst fəl/
adjective
1.
given to or characterized by boasting.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English bostful. See boast1, -ful
Related forms
boastfully, adverb
boastfulness, noun
overboastful, adjective
overboastfully, adverb
overboastfulness, noun
unboastful, adjective
unboastfully, adverb
unboastfulness, noun
Synonyms
conceited, cocky, pompous, cocksure, vainglorious, egotistical.
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British Dictionary definitions for boastfulness

boastful

/ˈbəʊstfʊl/
adjective
1.
tending to boast; characterized by boasting
Derived Forms
boastfully, adverb
boastfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for boastfulness

boastful

adj.

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

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