Part of speech:
To gain strong influence or control over; dominate
An old card game, much like poker
Open acknowledgment or declaration
To show off proudly, defiantly, or impudently
The act of one who brags.
Speech of extravagant self-praise.
Alternative spelling of gasconade.
Smug or complacent satisfaction with oneself or with one's accomplishments.
A show of bravery or defiance, often in order to make a false impression or mislead someone.
Turbulence or noisy confusion.
To gaze or think with exultation or malicious pleasure
To gain victory or success; win mastery
To walk or conduct oneself with an insolent or arrogant air.
To rejoice greatly; be jubilant; glory
To exult over an accomplishment or piece of good fortune; boast.
To rise in swells, as the sea.
To display in order to impress others. Sometimes used with out :
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.
To treat in an overbearing or intimidating manner.
To splash (a liquid), as in a container
To ornament with something flowery or fanciful
To take part in a parade; march in a public procession:
To have to one's credit
To call for; require; deserve
Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
Characterized by excessive self-importance or affected grandeur; pompous:
Lofty and extravagant in speech; grandiloquent.
Characterized by or given to ostentation.
Characterized by excessive self-esteem or exaggerated dignity; pretentious:
Producing or capable of producing sound, esp. sound of full, deep, or rich quality; resonant
Showing or characterized by boastful vanity
Boastful, bombastic, etc.
Boastful talk; crowing
Bragging or blustering manner or behavior.
A false boasting or claim, especially one detrimental to the interests of another.
The quality of being pompous; ostentation; self-importance
Extreme self-pride and boastfulness; excessive and ostentatious vanity
To rebound after having struck an object or a surface.
To make a clamor; cry out, demand, or complain noisily
(Obs.) To rejoice at; celebrate
To show (images or information) on a screen.
To spread the fame of; praise; celebrate
To talk much or idly; chatter; gabble
To give glory to, especially through worship.
To rejoice triumphantly; exult:
To provide, cover, or adorn with plumes
To trim or clean (fur) with the tongue, as cats do.
To move with great violence or intensity:
To put or throw, in large quantities
To act as a swashbuckler, as in a movie or play.
A faintly visible suspension of fine particles of matter in the air, as mist, fumes, or smoke.
To deserve and receive as due; exact:
To have or experience something with pleasure
To hold in the hand or in control; own; possess
To carry or support (the body or a bodily part) in a certain position:
Empty or pretentious bragging.
To solicit customers, votes, or patronage, especially in a brazen way.
To injure or kill by gas, as in war
To have as a prominent feature:
To have or include as a prominent part or characteristic:
Inclined to brag; boasting
- 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
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