Boasting

Boasting
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Boasting->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ boasting
boasting
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ boast
boast
vaunt
crake|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pretense
pretense
pretensions
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ puff
puff
puffery
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ flourish
flourish
fanfaronade
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ gasconade
gasconade
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ blague
blague
bluff
gas
???>*
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ highfalutin
highfalutin
highfaluting
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hot air
hot air
spread-eagleism
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ brag
brag
braggardism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bravado
bravado
bunkum
buncombe
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ jactitation
jactitation
jactancy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bounce
bounce
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ venditation|
venditation|
vaporing
rodomontade
bombast
fine talking
tall talk
magniloquence
teratology|
heroics
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ Chauvinism
Chauvinism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ exaggeration
exaggeration
&c. 549
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ vanity
vanity
&c. 880
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ vox et praeterea nihil
vox et praeterea nihil
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ much cry and little wool
much cry and little wool
brutum fulmen
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ exultation
exultation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ gloriation|
gloriation|
glorification
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ flourish of trumpets
flourish of trumpets
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ triumph
triumph
&c. 883
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ boaster
boaster
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ braggart
braggart
braggadocio
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ Gascon
Gascon
fanfaron
pretender
soi-disant
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ blower
blower
=>(U.S.)
bluffer
Foxy Quiller
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ blusterer
blusterer
&c. 887
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ charlatan
charlatan
jack-pudding
trumpeter
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ puppy
puppy
&c.(fop) 854
PARAG:Boasting->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ boast
boast
make a boast of
brag
vaunt
Puff
show off
flourish
crake|
crack
trumpet
strut
swagger
vapor
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ blague
blague
blow
four-flush
???>*
bluff
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ exult
exult
crow
crow over
neigh
chuckle
triumph
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ throw up one's cap
throw up one's cap
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ talk big
talk big
se faire valoir
faire claquer son fouet
take merit to oneself
make a merit of
sing Io triumphe
holloa before one is out of the wood
PARAG:Boasting->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ boasting
boasting
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ magniloquent
magniloquent
flaming
Thrasonic
stilted
gasconading
braggart
boastful
pretentious
soi-disant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ vainglorious
vainglorious
&c.(conceited) 880
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ highfalutin
highfalutin
highfaluting
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ spread-eagle
spread-eagle
=>(U.S.*)
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ elate
elate
elated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ jubilant
jubilant
triumphant
exultant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ in high feather
in high feather
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ flushed
flushed
flushed with victory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ cock-a-hoop
cock-a-hoop
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ on stilts
on stilts
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ vaunted
vaunted
&c.->V.
PARAG:Boasting->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ vauntingly
vauntingly
&c.->Adj.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Boasting — Boast ing, n. The act of glorying or vaunting; vainglorious speaking; ostentatious display. [1913 Webster] When boasting ends, then dignity begins. Young. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boasting — index bombast, orgulous, overstatement, pretentious (pompous), rodomontade Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Boasting — Boast redirects here. For the English curator, see Robin Boast. Bragger redirects here. For the English cricketer, see June Bragger. Ostentatious redirects here. For the Jewish Australian comedian, see Austen Tayshus. Swaggering redirects here.… …   Wikipedia

  • Boasting — Boast Boast, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Boasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Boasting}.] [OE. bosten, boosten, v., bost, boost, n., noise, boasting; cf. G. bausen, bauschen, to swell, pusten, Dan. puste, Sw. pusta, to blow, Sw. p[ o]sa to swell; or W. bostio to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boasting — noun The making of boasts. It get boring listening to his boasting about his daughter …   Wiktionary

  • boasting — A long tradition of exegesis emphasized the difference between Judaism and the message of Paul: that whereas a Pharisee boasted of his success if he scrupulously obeyed every precept of the Law, and thus earned the salvation to which Jewishness… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • boasting — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Bragging speech Nouns 1. boasting, boast, vaunt[ing], puff, fanfaronade, bluster, gasconade, braggadocio, bravado, swagger, exultation, jactation; gloating, exultation; buncombe (See absurdity); bounce… …   English dictionary for students

  • boasting — n. act of speaking of oneself in superlatives; bravado; self praise; act of glorying; conceited and boastful speaking; pretentious display bəʊst n. act of bragging, something bragged about v. brag, exaggerate about oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boasting —    Dressing or shaping the surface of a stone block with a broad chisel …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • boasting — n. Vaunt, brag. See boast …   New dictionary of synonyms

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