1. exhibiting self-importance;
- Example: "big talk"
[syn: boastful, braggart(a), bragging(a), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Boastful \Boast"ful\, a. Given to, or full of, boasting; inclined to boast; vaunting; vainglorious; self-praising. -- Boast"ful*ly, adv. -- Boast"ful*ness, n. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
boastful adj 1: exhibiting self-importance; "big talk" [syn: boastful, braggart(a), bragging(a), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self- aggrandising]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
32 Moby Thesaurus words for "boastful": Gascon, arrogant, boasting, braggart, bragging, cock-a-hoop, conceited, egotistical, exultant, fanfaron, fanfaronading, gasconading, haughty, ostentatious, pretentious, proud, rodomontade, self-advertising, self-aggrandizing, self-applauding, self-flattering, self-glorious, self-lauding, self-vaunting, show-off, swelled-headed, thrasonic, thrasonical, vain, vainglorious, vaporing, vaunting