noun see boast II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Boaster — Boast er, n. One who boasts; a braggart. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boaster — Boast er, n. A stone mason s broad faced chisel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boaster — boast ► VERB 1) talk about oneself with excessive pride. 2) possess (a feature that is a source of pride). ► NOUN ▪ an act of boasting. DERIVATIVES boaster noun. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • boaster — boaster1 /boh steuhr/, n. a person who boasts or brags. [1275 1325; ME; see BOAST1, ER1] boaster2 /boh steuhr/, n. Masonry. a chisel for boasting stone. [1875 80; BOAST2 + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • boaster — noun One who boasts; a braggart/bragger. Syn: braggart, bragger, swagger, swaggerer …   Wiktionary

  • boaster — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One given to boasting: brag, braggadocio, braggart, bragger, vaunter. Informal: blow hard. Slang: blower. See PRAISE …   English dictionary for students

  • boaster — boast·er || boÊŠstÉ™(r) n. one who brags, show off …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boaster — n. Braggart, braggadocio See blusterer …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • boaster — boast·er …   English syllables

  • boaster — /ˈboʊstə/ (say bohstuh) noun a steel chisel with a 50 mm cutting edge for boasting. {boast2 + er1} …   Australian English dictionary

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