verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM boastboast·ing·ly, adverbboastless, adjective
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verb (used with object) Masonry.
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Example sentences from the Web for boast
In 2019, it boasted that it could unlock any iPhone and most Android phones.Israeli phone hacking company faces court fight over sales to Hong Kong|Patrick O'Neill|August 25, 2020|MIT Technology Review
While Tailwind’s filing boasts of leveraging Krim’s expertise, himself having taken a digital consumer brand public, it’s worth noting that public market investors haven’t been ebullient about his current company, Casper.Casper’s CEO is filing for a blank check company. What does he plan to buy?|Lucinda Shen|August 19, 2020|Fortune
His science and education YouTube channels boast many millions of subscribers, and he has started businesses and written books on the back of that success.TikTok made him famous. Now he’s imagining a world without it|Abby Ohlheiser|August 14, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The Carolina Hurricanes are one of the least successful franchises in NHL history, boasting the third-worst win percentage of the expansion era.Can The Hurricanes Win The Stanley Cup With Mediocre Goaltending?|Terrence Doyle|August 11, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
San Diego boasted of its perfect climate, and a lot of people moved here for their health.Suffragette City: San Diego’s Crucial Role in Getting Women the Vote|Randy Dotinga|August 6, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Beer-swilling Britain and Spain now boast impressive varietals while America is challenging France with how much wine is consumed.
The Great Lakes states, for example, boast the largest concentration of engineering jobs (more than 318,000) of any major region.
McConnell did what he did in 2005, and he was foolish enough to boast about it in public less than two weeks before an election.
The Riveters boast capos (chant leaders), tifos (giant club-support banners), drums, brass, and flags.Portland Is Ground Zero for the Best Women’s Soccer in the World|Evelyn Shoop|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both Mills and Purdy can afford whatever devices and training they want—not something the average amputee can boast.
Gilray used to boast of a way of mending a hole in a tobacco-pouch that was better than sewing.My Lady Nicotine|J. M. Barrie
For with the strict morality and ardent zeal of a Puritan he united some accomplishments of which few Puritans could boast.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
But now hear what I have ascertained—I, who do not boast either of my scruples of conscience or of my perspicacity.Wood Rangers|Mayne Reid
Every house of any note could boast of a spinning wheel and loom.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
Sir John Hawkins states that Osborne used to boast that he was worth £40,000, and doubtless this was true.The Book-Hunter in London|William Roberts