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 Dictionary entry overview: What does boastful mean? 

BOASTFUL (adjective)
  The adjective BOASTFUL has 1 sense:

1. exhibiting self-importance

  Familiarity information: BOASTFUL used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

BOASTFUL (adjective)

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Exhibiting self-importance


boastful; braggart; bragging; braggy; cock-a-hoop; crowing; self-aggrandising; self-aggrandizing; big

Context example:

big talk


proud (feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride)

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