boastful ADJECTIVE showing excessive pride and self-satisfaction in oneself.
DERIVATIVES boastfully adverb boastfulness noun.

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  • boastfulness — See boaster. * * * …   Universalium

  • boastfulness — noun The characteristic of being boastful …   Wiktionary

  • boastfulness — n. arrogance, haughtiness, pompousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boastfulness — boast·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • boastfulness — See: boastful …   English dictionary

  • boastfulness — noun outspoken conceit • Syn: ↑vainglory • Derivationally related forms: ↑vainglorious (for: ↑vainglory), ↑boastful • Hypernyms: ↑conceit, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-conceit — boastfulness, arrogance …   English contemporary dictionary

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