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English definition of “boast”

boast

verb [I or T] (SPEAK PROUDLY)    /bəʊst/ US  /boʊst/ disapproving
B2 to speak too proudly or happily about what you have done or what you own: He didn't talk about his exam results in case people thought he was boasting. Parents enjoy boasting about their children's achievements. [+ that] They boasted that they had never lost a single game.BoastingShowing arrogance and conceit
(Definition of boast verb (SPEAK PROUDLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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