Boast synonyms

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To gain strong influence or control over; dominate
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An old card game, much like poker
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Open acknowledgment or declaration
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To show off proudly, defiantly, or impudently
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The act of one who brags.
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Speech of extravagant self-praise.
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Alternative spelling of gasconade.
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Smug or complacent satisfaction with oneself or with one's accomplishments.
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A show of bravery or defiance, often in order to make a false impression or mislead someone.
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Turbulence or noisy confusion.
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To gaze or think with exultation or malicious pleasure
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To gain victory or success; win mastery
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To walk or conduct oneself with an insolent or arrogant air.
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To rejoice greatly; be jubilant; glory
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To exult over an accomplishment or piece of good fortune; boast.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To attract attention to for the purpose of bragging or personal exhibitionism; to demonstrate a skill, talent or property for the purpose of bragging or personal exhibitionism.
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To rise in swells, as the sea.
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To display in order to impress others. Sometimes used with out :
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To try to mislead (opponents) in a card game by heavy betting on a poor hand or by little or no betting on a good one.
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To treat in an overbearing or intimidating manner.
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To splash (a liquid), as in a container
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To ornament with something flowery or fanciful
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To take part in a parade; march in a public procession:
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To brag
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To brag
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To brag
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To brag
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To brag
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To brag
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To blossom
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To brag
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To complain or otherwise express oneself in a loud, immoderate manner.
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To brag
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To brag
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To brag
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To brag
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(Intransitive) to act pretentiously, or in a snobbish manner; to swagger
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To have to one's credit
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To call for; require; deserve
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(Of a person, their language or writing) showy in speech and given to using flowery or elaborate terms; grandiloquent; pompous
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Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
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Characterized by excessive self-importance or affected grandeur; pompous:
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Lofty and extravagant in speech; grandiloquent.
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Characterized by or given to ostentation.
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Characterized by excessive self-esteem or exaggerated dignity; pretentious:
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Pretentiously boastful.
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Producing or capable of producing sound, esp. sound of full, deep, or rich quality; resonant
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Showing or characterized by boastful vanity
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Boastful, bombastic, etc.
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The making of boasts.
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Originally, cotton, or cotton wool.
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Boastful talk; crowing
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Bragging or blustering manner or behavior.
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A false boasting or claim, especially one detrimental to the interests of another.
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The quality of being pompous; ostentation; self-importance
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Extreme self-pride and boastfulness; excessive and ostentatious vanity
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To rebound after having struck an object or a surface.
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To make a clamor; cry out, demand, or complain noisily
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(Obs.) To rejoice at; celebrate
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To show (images or information) on a screen.
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To spread the fame of; praise; celebrate
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To talk much or idly; chatter; gabble
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To give glory to, especially through worship.
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To rejoice triumphantly; exult:
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To provide, cover, or adorn with plumes
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To trim or clean (fur) with the tongue, as cats do.
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To move with great violence or intensity:
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To put or throw, in large quantities
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To act as a swashbuckler, as in a movie or play.
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A faintly visible suspension of fine particles of matter in the air, as mist, fumes, or smoke.
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To deserve and receive as due; exact:
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To have or experience something with pleasure
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To hold in the hand or in control; own; possess
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To carry or support (the body or a bodily part) in a certain position:
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Empty or pretentious bragging.
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The praise of one's self; self-applause.
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To solicit customers, votes, or patronage, especially in a brazen way.
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show off
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To injure or kill by gas, as in war
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To have as a prominent feature:
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To have or include as a prominent part or characteristic:
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Inclined to brag; boasting
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Synonym Study

  • Crow suggests loud boasting in exultation or triumph crowing over their victory
  • Swagger suggests a proclaiming of one's superiority in an insolent or overbearing way
  • Vaunt , a formal, literary term, implies greater suavity but more vainglory than either of the preceding vaunting of his prowess
  • Brag suggests greater ostentation and overstatement always bragging about the famous people she knew
  • Boast , the basic term in this list, may suggest either reasonable or excessive pride or satisfaction, as in one's deeds or abilities you may well boast of your efficiency
Find another word for boast. In this page you can discover 105 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for boast, like: possess, brag, avowal, flaunt, bragging, vaunt, source of pride, gasconade, pretension, self-satisfaction and bravado.