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1 boast

Speaking of yourself in superlatives.

synoniemen: boasting, jactitation, self-praise.

Roget 884: boasting etc. v.; boast, vaunt, crake; pretense, pretensions; puff, puffery; flourish, fanfaronade; gasconade; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: opscheppen
Pools: przechwaƂa



werkwoord

1 boast

Show off.

synoniemen: blow, bluster, brag, gas, gasconade, shoot a line, swash, tout, vaunt.

Roget 880: be vain etc. adj., be vain of; pique oneself etc. (pride) 878; lay the flattering unction to one's soul.    have too high an opinion of oneself, have an overweening opinion of oneself, have too high an opinion of one's talents; blind oneself as to one's own merit; not think small beer of oneself, ... meer laten zien

Roget 855: affect, act a part, put on; give oneself airs etc. (arrogance) 885; boast etc. 884; coquet; simper, mince, attitudinize, ... meer laten zien

Roget 884: boast, make a boast of, brag, vaunt, Puff, show off, flourish, crake, crack, trumpet, strut, swagger, vapor; blague, ... meer laten zien

Roget 878: be proud etc. adj.; put a good face on; look one in the face; stalk abroad, perk oneself up; think no small beer of oneself; presume, swagger, strut; rear one's head, lift up one's head, hold up one's head; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: bluffen, grootspreken, ophakken, opscheppen, opsnijden, patsen, pochen, snoeven

2 boast

Wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner.

synoniemen: feature, sport.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: aggrandize, be enfeoffed of, be possessed of, be seized of, blow, bluster, boastfulness, boasting, bombast, bounce, brag, braggadocio, braggartism, bragging, bravado, bully, catch, claim, cock-a-doodle-doo, command ... meer laten zien.

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