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1. boast

verb. ['ˈboʊst'] show off.

Synonyms

  • shoot a line
  • blow
  • crow
  • hyperbolize
  • puff
  • hyperbolise
  • tout
  • overstate
  • gasconade
  • exaggerate
  • magnify
  • bluster
  • amplify
  • overdraw
  • swash
  • gas
  • brag
  • vaunt
  • gloat

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • inhale
  • stay in place
  • come

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Rhymes with Boast

  • ivory-coast
  • diagnosed
  • engrossed
  • riposte
  • grossed
  • droste
  • yost
  • yoast
  • woeste
  • voest
  • toste
  • toast
  • roast
  • post
  • most
  • khost
  • host
  • ghost
  • coste
  • coast
  • ost

How do you pronounce boast?

Pronounce boast as boʊst.

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Sentences with boast


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The suites also boast a large hot tub bathtub and a stand-up shower with massaging jets.

2. Adverb
Male guineas boast longer legs.

3. Verb, past tense
Rooms also boast cable TV, coffeemakers and individual climate control.

4. Adjective
Yellow-eyed penguins (Megadyptes antipodes) indeed boast yellowish eyes.

5. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Some cabins boast ceiling-to-floor windows so you can enjoy a panoramic view of the mountains.

Quotes about boast


1. Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
- Anonymous, Holy Bible: New International Version

2. There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.
- Bertrand Russell

3. If I weren’t too proud, I’d boast of my exaggerated opinion of myself.
- Bauvard, Some Inspiration for the Overenthusiastic

2. boast

verb. ['ˈboʊst'] wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner.

Synonyms

  • feature
  • sport

Antonyms

  • conserve
  • exhale
  • depress

3. boast

noun. ['ˈboʊst'] speaking of yourself in superlatives.

Synonyms

  • self-praise
  • boasting
  • vaporing
  • crow
  • bragging
  • brag
  • crowing
  • line-shooting
  • gasconade
  • braggadocio
  • bluster
  • rhodomontade
  • self-assertion
  • vaunt
  • rodomontade
  • jactitation

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • failure
  • complain
  • lose
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