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.
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How to use boast in a sentence
Snapchat was the first to use Stories as a format, but it’s Instagram that popularized it and now boasts more than 500 million daily active users.How social media influence 71% consumer buying decisions|Aleh Barysevich|November 20, 2020|Search Engine Watch
All your rivals are sorted here by their visibility — websites that rank well for popular keywords boast higher visibility score.
For this particular task, it is best to go with rank tracking tools that boast advanced location settings.How to check Google search results for different locations|Sponsored Content: SEO PowerSuite|November 17, 2020|Search Engine Land
United Airlines boasts “your risk of exposure to Covid-19 is almost non-existent on our flights.”How risky is air travel in the pandemic? Here’s what the science says.|Brian Resnick|November 12, 2020|Vox
Parler CEO John Matze has boasted about his service’s growth.What my day on conservative social network Parler was like|Danielle Abril|November 12, 2020|Fortune
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.
Victorious Republican Gov. Nathan Deal boasted of his progress in reducing the number of incarcerated black men in Georgia.
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
Their boasted successes, the crowding of colonies, schemes of settlement and development,—all were disagreeable and irritating.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
A noted miser boasted that he had lost five shillings without uttering a single complaint.
The newer nations boasted proudly of their immigration tables.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
He was a notable as well as what is called “a self-made” man, a fact of which he never boasted but I think was a little proud.
Although the larger islands boasted farms and fishing stations, the majority were uninhabited.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood