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boast

Synonyms and Antonyms of boast

an asset that brings praise or renown

  • the school's boast was a winning football team
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a feather in one's cap

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boast

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1 to praise or express pride in one's own possessions, qualities, or accomplishments often to excess

  • he boasted about his latest killing in real estate so I thought he should be the one to pay for dinner
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blow smoke

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2 to have within

  • the hotel boasts nearly 50 rooms
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Synonym Discussion of boast

boast, brag, vaunt, crow mean to express pride in oneself or one's accomplishments. boast often suggests ostentation and exaggeration
    • boasts of every trivial success
, but it may imply a claiming with proper and justifiable pride.
    • the town boasts one of the best museums in the area
brag suggests crudity and artlessness in glorifying oneself.
    • bragging of their exploits
vaunt usually connotes more pomp and bombast than boast and less crudity or naïveté than brag.
    • vaunted his country's military might
crow usually implies exultant boasting or bragging.
    • crowed after winning the championship


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