Definition of "boasting" []

  • To speak in exaggerated or excessively proud terms of one's possessions, skills, or superior qualities; brag (verb)
  • To possess (something to be proud of) (verb)
  • A bragging statement (noun)
  • A possession, attribute, attainment, etc, that is or may be bragged about (noun)
  • Present participle of boast. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • The making of boasts. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "boasting" in a sentence
  • "Fresh from the garden it might have been once, but then it was preserved, processed, packaged, plastered with a label boasting how fresh it is then finally sent to wait for you in your supermarket."
  • "He also bankrolled Tennessee’s popular annual music festival, Bonnaroo, and cofounded ATO Records, a label boasting My Morning Jacket, David Gray, and Liz Phair."
  • "You get a modest pre-game overview with quotes from players and fans, stats for each quarter, the post-win boasting, the press conference interviews for each game and final trophy ceremony."