Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun boast

1 sense of boast

Sense 1
boast, boasting, self-praise, jactitation -- (speaking of yourself in superlatives)
       => speech act -- (the use of language to perform some act)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb boast

2 senses of boast

Sense 1
boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade -- (show off)
       => overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify -- (to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery")

Sense 2
sport, feature, boast -- (wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner; "she was sporting a new hat")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

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