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boast

 
 
pronunciation:
bost
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: boasts, boasting, boasted
definition 1: to talk with too much pride; brag.
She boasts about her musical talent whenever she has a chance.
synonyms:
brag
similar words:
bluster
definition 2: to be proud to own.
This zoo boasts the largest collection of reptiles in the world.
similar words:
exhibit, have, possess
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an act of boasting.
We were not pleased with her boast of having the best score on the test.
synonyms:
bragging
derivations: boastingly (adv.), boaster (n.)