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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Exhibiting self-importance.

Usage examples (37)
  • But I was far too inhibited to be so boastful.
  • His defense attorney says investigators had no evidence that the suspect meant to act on what he calls boastful chatter.
  • Its constructor did not overrate the benefit he had conferred when he wrote in an inscription which can scarcely be called boastful:
  • That gave, or could have given the impression, or could have caused the danger of creating a certain kind of boastful attitude, creating for more
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