a person who boasts or brags.
a chisel for boasting stone.
Penrod Booth Tarkington
Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete Lewis Goldsmith
Historic Boyhoods Rupert Sargent Holland
Cattle and Cattle-breeders William M’Combie
Lords of the North A. C. Laut
IT and Other Stories Gouverneur Morris
Under Fire Charles King
Cleopatra H. Rider Haggard
Early English Alliterative Poems Various
The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
given to or characterized by boasting. Historical Examples The International Spy Allen Upward Jewel Clara Louise Burnham The Crossing Winston Churchill A Set of Six Joseph Conrad The Iron Ration George Abel Schreiner Greener Than You Think Ward Moore The Trail Boys on the Plains Jay Winthrop Allen The Seventh Regiment George L. Wood The […]
to speak with exaggeration and excessive pride, especially about oneself. to speak with pride (often followed by of): He boasted of his family’s wealth. to speak of with excessive pride or vanity: He boasts himself a genius. to be proud in the possession of: The town boasts a new school. a thing boasted of; a […]
sleigh bed. a bed of the Empire period having raised ends terminating in outward scrolls.
a wading bird, Cochlearius cochlearius, of tropical America, related to the herons, having a broad bill resembling an inverted boat. Historical Examples Reptiles and Birds Louis Figuier Scientific American Supplement, No. 829, November 21, 1891 Various Scientific American Supplement, No. 829, November 21, 1891 Various noun a nocturnal tropical American wading bird, Cochlearius cochlearius, similar […]