boast·​wor·​thy | \ ˈbōst-ˌwər-t͟hē \

Definition of boastworthy

: deserving to be noted with pride : worthy of boasting A quick dip in egg and matzo meal creates a light, crisp crust for this boastworthy fried chicken.— Melissa Roberts-Matar, Gourmet, April 2006 … the 100-mile road race … : a boastworthy challenge you don't need a yellow jersey to accomplish.— Chris Kostman, National Geographic Adventure, June/July 2007

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First Known Use of boastworthy

1918, in the meaning defined above

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“Boastworthy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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