What does the word boast mean?

Usage examples for boast

  1. You may laugh if you like, but I have the best of it; it isn't everybody who can boast of having written five lines of poetry together with Robert Browning. – Fragments of an Autobiography by Felix Moscheles
  2. The Lakes of Killarney would scarcely be called lakes in our country, where we boast such grand inland seas under that name. – Stories and Legends of Travel and History, for Children by Grace Greenwood
  3. Not of works, lest any man should boast. – The Pharisee And The Publican by John Bunyan