- given to or characterized by boasting.
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Related Words for boastfullyselfishly, ostentatiously, arrogantly, airily, boastfully, conceitedly, haughtily, loftily, pretentiously, egotistically, proudly, bombastically, disdainfully, gaudily, imperiously, insolently, overbearingly, snobbishly, spectacularly, theatrically
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Historical Examples of boastfully
A voice somewhere behind him said boastfully, "He's game for my bag."A Set of Six
Long had the British boastfully claimed the title of monarch of the seas.The Naval History of the United States
Willis J. Abbot.
"There's no fear of that, Mrs. Gray," replied Miriam boastfully.Grace Harlowe's Plebe Year at High School
Jessie Graham Flower
"I'd save it towards a motorcycle," declared Billiard boastfully.Tabitha's Vacation
Ruth Alberta Brown
Boastfully, they sent us newsreels of their entries into Portland and Seattle.Greener Than You Think
- tending to boast; characterized by boasting