boastful

[ bohst-fuhl ]
/ ˈboʊst fəl /

adjective

given to or characterized by boasting.

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Origin of boastful

First recorded in 1275–1325, boastful is from the Middle English word bostful.See boast1, -ful

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British Dictionary definitions for boastful

boastful
/ (ˈbəʊstfʊl) /

adjective

tending to boast; characterized by boasting

Derived forms of boastful

boastfully, adverbboastfulness, noun
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