Definition for vaunted (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of vaunt
Examples from the Web for vaunted
It also takes, as Saldana herself tells me, “some big cajones” to dare even try to bring the vaunted property to the small screen.
There also appears to be some confusion with regard to the actual contents of the vaunted agreement.
At no other time in history was the vaunted “special relationship” between England and the U.S. more evident than during WWII.
Only a small fraction of our nation serves in the military, the vaunted “less than 1%.”
So, too, is the business model of vaunted technology brands.
The allusion is polemical to the vaunted progress of the Gnostic teachers.Expositor's Bible: The Epistles of St. John|William Alexander
He, therefore, thought it seasonable to present to his disciples a specimen of the glory which he had so often vaunted.Ecce Homo!|Paul Henry Thiry Baron d' Holbach
In ways devoid of his own vaunted subtlety, it was conveyed to Solon that Little Arcady expected him to do something.The Boss of Little Arcady|Harry Leon Wilson
As to the vaunted eloquence of a serried array of figures, it has all the futility of precision without force.Notes on Life and Letters|Joseph Conrad
What were her vaunted independence worth If to obtain she sells her sweetest rights of birth?Custer, and Other Poems.|Ella Wheeler Wilcox
British Dictionary definitions for vaunted
Word Origin for vaunt
Word Origin and History for vaunted
c.1400, "speak vainly or proudly," from Middle French vanter "to praise, speak highly of," from Late Latin vanitare "to boast," frequentative of Latin vanare "to utter empty words," from vanus "idle, empty" (see vain). Related: Vaunted; vaunting.