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English definition of “boast”
/boʊst/ v (SPEAK PROUDLY)
› to speak too proudly or show too much satisfaction about something or someone connected with you: [I] They are always boasting about how smart their children are. [+ that clause] She boasted that she had never had an accident. boast
/boʊst/ n [C] › It was his proud boast that he had run over 20 marathons.