boaster

1
[boh-ster]

noun

a person who boasts or brags.

Origin of boaster

1
Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at boast1, -er1

boaster

2
[boh-ster]

noun Masonry.

a chisel for boasting stone.

Origin of boaster

2
First recorded in 1875–80; boast2 + -er1
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