Given to or high in offering inclined to brag vaunting vainglorious self-praising
- exhibiting self-importance
- fond of, or full of, featuring; inclined to brag; vaunting; vainglorious; self-praising.
an individual is jealous about some one or something like that simply because they haven't got the item all of them self.
very early 14c., from boast (n.) + -ful. Related: Boastfully; boastfulness.
(a.) Given to, or high in, boasting; inclined to brag; vaunting; vainglorious; self-praising.
Great, however, as the success of the Roman arms had been, it was not such as to justify this boastful inscription; we read of renewed attacks from the barbarians, and plans of a fourth campaign for the next summer.