Synonyms for boast

Synonyms for (noun) boast

Synonyms: boast, boasting, jactitation, self-praise

Definition: speaking of yourself in superlatives

Similar words: speech act

Definition: the use of language to perform some act

Synonyms for (verb) boast

Synonyms: brag, blow, bluster, boast, shoot a line, vaunt, swash, tout, gas, gasconade

Definition: show off

Similar words: exaggerate, amplify, magnify, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, overdraw, overstate

Definition: to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

Usage: tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery


Synonyms: boast, sport, feature

Definition: wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

Usage: she was sporting a new hat

Similar words: feature, have

Definition: have as a feature

Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France