A person who boasts talks about his or her accomplishments or skills. This is usually a negative form of behavior. The word "boast" is similar to the word "brag."
- Jason always boasts about himself.
- He boasts about how good he is at sports.
- His friends get tired of his boasting.
- He’s very boastful of his accomplishments. (The word "boastful" is an adjective.)
- Jessica boasts about her success in school.
- She’s always boasting about her accomplishments.
- She spoke boastfully about how well she did on a recent test. (The word "boastfully" is an adverb.)
- Her friends are sick of her boasting.
- Rachel and Tim boast about their children all the time.
- Their friends wish they would stop their boasting.
- People actually leave the room when they start to boast about one or more of their children.
- Boastful parents are boring and hard to listen to.
- Do you boast about anything?
- What do you have to boast about?
- It’s okay to boast a little bit.
- No one wants to listen to you if you boast too much.
- Please, stop boasting!
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October 3, 2019