Part of speech: verb

To boast; exult; glory.

Part of speech: noun

Boastful assertion or ostentatious display.

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Usage examples "vaunt":

  1. You, sulphurous and thought- executed fires, Vaunt- couriers to oak- cleaving thunderbolts, Singe my white head! - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
  2. This smells more of vaunt than of loyalty; naught- very naught. - "Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  3. 8- intimating, no doubt, by this magnificent vaunt, that he would endure no rival on this side of the water. - "History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru", Prescott, William Hickling.