boasting : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n speaking of yourself in superlatives
- v show off
- v wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
- Each seemed more interested in boasting of Tony's gifts than in providing the selfless attention he needed.
- Among the embittered population of Iraq, it's not hard to find young men who talk the terrorist talk, boasting of their willingness to serve as human bombs.
- This is the flaw that makes Jem interrupt the boasting of a lineage-proud dowager to ask "Is this the Cousin Joshua who was locked up for so long?".
News & Articles
- Pope: Don't pretend to be sinless; preaching Gospel demands humility
When boasting of having Jesus Christ as one's savior, people shouldn't pretend they aren't guilty of sin, Pope Francis said in a morning homily.
June 14, 2013 - National Catholic Reporter
- College Baseball World Series 2013: Exciting Players to Watch in Omaha
Boasting a ton of MLB talent, the 2013 College Baseball World Series is a tournament you won't want to miss. From Omaha, Neb., eight teams will compete in a double-elimination tournament in hopes of clinching a national championship and etching their names into the record books. With the World Series beginning on Saturday, June 15, we're highlighting a few exciting players you'll want to see ...
June 14, 2013 - Bleacher Report
- 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel: Quick Drive
Boasting an EPA-estimated 27/46/33 mpg city/highway/combined, the diesel version of the Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan is now hitting dealerships in select cities. We took a brief drive in the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel — Chevrolet's first diesel-powered car...
June 14, 2013 - Cars.com
- Kevin Rudd in Times Online
Mr Turnbull and the Liberals have been boasting for a long time now that they are in possession of this information. Well the time has come to produce this information to the parliament for authentication,Mr Rudd said after attending a church...
- Bob Geldof in Sydney Morning Herald
It's embarrassingly pathetic. In fact, it's one of the meanest in the planet,Sir Bob told reporters. "For a country that keeps boasting about its huge growth, which is absolutely correct, you should boast and be proud of it, (but) is 99.5...
- Ronnie Biggs in New York Daily News
What there is in existence are tapes, both audio and visual, of an assistant to a member of the royal family boasting of how they received a sex act from this royal,Di Stefano said. "Whether that act took place, I do not know."