Definition of Boaster

1. Noun. A very boastful and talkative person.

Exact synonyms: Blowhard, Braggart, Bragger, Line-shooter, Vaunter
Generic synonyms: Egoist, Egotist, Swellhead
Derivative terms: Boast, Brag, Brag, Vaunt



Definition of Boaster

1. n. One who boasts; a braggart.

2. n. A stone mason's broad-faced chisel.

Definition of Boaster

1. Noun. One who boasts; a braggart. ¹

2. Noun. A stonemason's broad-faced chisel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boaster

1. one that boasts [n -S] - See also: boasts

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Literary usage of Boaster

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1. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages: Classified Subjectively and by Robert Christy (1887)
"A boaster if he die, cannot return to life. Tamil. 2. All my goods are of silver and gold, even my copper kettle, says the boaster. Dutch. 3. ..."

2. Daniel Defoe: His Life and Recently Discovered Writings: Extending from 1716 by Lee, William, Daniel Defoe (1869)
"... Law the Projector, a Vain boaster. AJ, Nov. 12.—Sir, I quoted a Letter to you last week, which, I think, was of great Consequence to you, ..."

3. Eastern Proverbs and Emblems Illustrating Old Truths by James Long (1881)
"Clouds are sometimes very beautiful, but useless ; so a bad person doing well in the world. Malay.—Flourishing like a weed beside a cesspool. A boaster like ..."

4. The History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian People by Benjamin and Thomas Kite (Firm)., William Sewel (1823)
"... that he may know his folly; that every mouth may become silent in thy hand until thou makest man known to himself, and hast slain the boaster, ..."

5. The History of the Hebrew Nation and Its Literature: With an Appendix on the by Samuel Sharpe (1890)
"The writer of this last psalm says :— I will allow mention of the boaster [or Egypt], And of Babylon, to those that know me; Behold Philistia, and Tyre, ..."

6. A New Dictionary of Quotations from the Greek, Latin, and Modern Languages (1869)
"What will this boaster of what he will do bring forth, or produce, worthy of so grandiloquent an exordium, ... "How will the boaster hold this yawning rate? ..."

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