What does the word boastful mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Boastfulness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Inclined to boast.

Usage examples for boastful

  1. I know it seems foolish to repeat these things, but when the heart is full, one cannot always help being boastful and silly. – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  2. He recalled with alarm the boastful statements of his fellow- traveller across the dining- table, and the professions of immorality which he had heard him offering to the disgusted Prince. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis