vainglorious boasting

vainglorious boasting
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  • Boasting — Boast ing, n. The act of glorying or vaunting; vainglorious speaking; ostentatious display. [1913 Webster] When boasting ends, then dignity begins. Young. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vainglorious — proud, vain (see under PRIDE n) Analogous words: arrogant, haughty, supercilious, disdainful, insolent, *proud: boasting or boastful, bragging, vaunting, gas conading (see corresponding verbs at BOAST) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • vainglorious — [adj] boastful, proud arrogant, blowing one’s own horn*, boasting, bragging, cavalier, cocky*, conceited, egotistic, egotistical, haughty, high and mighty*, high handed*, huffy*, overbearing, pompous, presumptuous, pretentious, puffed up*, self… …   New thesaurus

  • Boasting — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Boasting >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 boasting boasting &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 boast boast vaunt crake| Sgm: N 1 pretense pretense pretensions Sgm: N 1 puff puff puffery …   English dictionary for students

  • boasting — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Bragging speech Nouns 1. boasting, boast, vaunt[ing], puff, fanfaronade, bluster, gasconade, braggadocio, bravado, swagger, exultation, jactation; gloating, exultation; buncombe (See absurdity); bounce… …   English dictionary for students

  • vainglorious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. vain, proud, boastful. See vanity, boasting. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. vain, proud, pompous; see egotistic 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. proud, boasting, vain, singing one s own praises,… …   English dictionary for students

  • vainglorious — Synonyms and related words: Gascon, boastful, boasting, braggart, bragging, complacent, conceited, consequential, disdainful, fanfaron, fanfaronading, gasconading, insolent, narcissan, narcissine, narcissistic, narcistic, overproud, overweening,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rodomontade — I noun bluster, boastfulness, boasting, brag, braggadocio, braggartism, bragging, bunkum, embroidery, empty talk, exaggeration, extravagance, fanfaronade, gasconade, hyperbole, inflation, jactitation, ostentation, pretense, pretension,… …   Law dictionary

  • rodomontade — n 1. boasting, bluster, bragging, fanfaronade, gasconade, Sl. hot air, Sl. bunk; self approbation, self praise, vainglory, vainglorious boasting; bravado, braggadocio, bombast, grandiosity, magniloquence, grandiloquence; extravagance,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • vaunting — I. noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from gerund of vaunten to vaunt : the act of boasting : bragging make your vaunting true Shakespeare …   Useful english dictionary

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