What does boastful mean?

boastful meaning in General Dictionary

Given to or high in offering inclined to brag vaunting vainglorious self-praising

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  • exhibiting self-importance
  • fond of, or full of, featuring; inclined to brag; vaunting; vainglorious; self-praising.

boastful meaning in Urban Dictionary

an individual is jealous about some one or something like that simply because they haven't got the item all of them self.


boastful meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 14c., from boast (n.) + -ful. Related: Boastfully; boastfulness.


boastful meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Given to, or high in, boasting; inclined to brag; vaunting; vainglorious; self-praising.


Sentence Examples with the word boastful

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.

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