To Boast. v.n. [bôst, Welch.]
- To brag; to display one's own worth, or actions, in great words; to talk ostentatiously; with of.
For I know the forwardness of your mind, for which I boast of you to them of Macedonia. 2 Cor. ix 2.
- Sometimes it is used with in.
Some surgeons I have met, carrying bones about in their pockets, boasting in that which was their shame. Wiseman.
- To exalt one's self.
Thus with your mouth you have boasted against me, and multiplied your words against me. Ezek. xxxv. 13.