verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of boast1
Related formsboast·ing·ly, adverbboast·less, adjective
Definition for boast (2 of 2)
verb (used with object) Masonry.
Origin of boast2
Examples from the Web for boast
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