Boastful meaning

bōstfəl
The definition of boastful is being a braggart, or having an overinflated sense of pride.

A person who is constantly talking about his own accomplishments is an example of someone who would be described as boastful.

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Tending to boast or brag.

He wrote a boastful autobiography, recording all his great deeds.

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Inclined to brag; boasting.
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Origin of boastful

  • From Middle English bostful, equivalent to boast +‎ -ful.
    From Wiktionary