verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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
Sipapu also boasts one of the longest ski seasons in New Mexico—typically from November through April.10 Ski Areas Where You Can Camp in the Parking Lot|Megan Michelson|November 20, 2020|Outside Online
While HuffPost no longer boasts the same scale it had when AOL acquired it for $315 million in 2011, it still has a healthy audience.‘They wanted to unload it bad’: Why HuffPost made sense for BuzzFeed – and Verizon Media Group|Max Willens|November 20, 2020|Digiday
For Harden, Brooklyn would be appealing because it is a big-market organization that is ready to win now and boasts Durant to aid in his assimilation.NBA free agency tracker (plus trades): Warriors acquire Kelly Oubre; 76ers trade Al Horford to Thunder|Ben Golliver|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The Wahoo Elemnt Rival boasts a neat feature for tracking triathlons that it calls “touchless transitions”—after you put it in triathlon mode and hit start, it figures out what activity you’re doing without you needing to interact with the timepiece.This new workout watch can tell when you switch activities|Rob Verger|November 17, 2020|Popular Science
Fort Lauderdale boasts many LGBTQ enclaves within the city limits.
He poured millions into building Foxcatcher Farm, a wrestling facility boasting top-of-the-line weight machines.
At its height in the 1920s, Terry noted, the Klan wielded real political influence, boasting a membership upwards of four million.The Klan’s Call to Violence in Ferguson Blows the Lid Off Its Hypocritical Rebrand|Caitlin Dickson|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The foreclosure-drama is a fascinating study of greed and class warfare, boasting excellent turns by Garfield and Shannon.Andrew Garfield on the Evils of Capitalism, the Hacking Scandal, and Criticism of ‘Spider-Man 2’|Marlow Stern|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The result is a colorful circus of personal vaporizers, boasting 466 brands and over 7,000 flavors.Teens Are Huge Buyers of Flavored E-Cigs, Studies Show|Abby Haglage|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet, in Florida there has been a documented upsurge in the Ku Klux Klan, with the group now boasting more than 1,000 members.Home-Grown, Right-Wing Terrorism: The Hate the GOP Refuses to See|Dean Obeidallah|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bonaparte took possession of Venice, boasting an independence of fourteen centuries.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
So you have lost that frozen heart of yours at last, and after such boasting, too!
Posing as a patriot King and boasting of his love for his adopted country, he ever remained at heart a Frenchman.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Christians are always boasting of the wonderful good works wrought by their religion.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Jackson went among his men boasting loudly how he had taken the starch out of that young peacock of a captain.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn