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Definition of Boasting


  1. of Boast
  2. The act of glorying or vaunting; vainglorious speaking; ostentatious display.

Boasting Quotations

Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.
Sydney J. Harris

We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.
King Hussein

Asking why rappers always talk about their stuff is like asking why Milton is forever listing the attributes of heavenly armies. Because boasting is a formal condition of the epic form. And those taught that they deserve nothing rightly enjoy it when they succeed in terms the culture understands.
Zadie Smith

Hip hop has always been braggin' and boasting and 'I'm better at you than this' and 'I'm better at you than that.'

The negative aspects of Scottish Nationalism are a kind of aggressive complacency, that sort of boasting; but that's an expression of insecurity, I think, of a lack of confidence.
Douglas Dunn
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Boasting Translations

boasting in French is vantant
boasting in German is prahlend, aufschneidend
boasting in Latin is iactantia
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