verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of boast1
synonym study for boast
OTHER WORDS FROM boastboast·ing·ly, adverbboastless, adjective
Definition for boast (2 of 2)
verb (used with object) Masonry.
Origin of boast2
Example sentences from the Web for boast
It boasted a star-studded cast, including Allison Williams and Christopher Walken, but ended up being pretty boring.Swimming Owls, Jane Krakowski’s Peter Pan Live! Audition, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Joe Biden was there to ‘kiss the ring,’ while John McCain boasted of a record 101 appearances.Kissy-Face The Nation: Washington’s Power Elite Smooch Bob Schieffer|Lloyd Grove|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the Dish noted recently, country music once boasted a wide array of complex and diverse political opinions.
Onstage at the 92nd Street Y, Schmidt boasted: “At the end of the day, we won.”Stephen Colbert Vs. ‘Schmidthead’: Google Chairman Faces Off With Comic Nemesis|Lloyd Grove|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, after the mug shot was taken this week, Perry immediately went out for ice cream, which he boasted about on Twitter.
She had boasted to him once of having learned to smoke at school.Malbone|Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Even the boasted Bay of Naples would be but a poor pond alongside that noble sheet of water, far-stretching before our eyes.The Flag of Distress|Mayne Reid
Among their other friends they boasted of the delightful excursions into the literary circle which the intimacy afforded them.Unleavened Bread|Robert Grant
There was nothing left,” he boasted to the Senate, “but bare fields, as if they had never been cultivated.The Eighteen Christian Centuries|James White
It gave them pleasure to believe this, for Scully stood as the people's man, and boasted of it boldly when election day came.The Jungle|Upton Sinclair