- Boast Boast, v. t.
1. To display in ostentatious language; to speak of with
pride, vanity, or exultation, with a view to
self-commendation; to extol.
Lest bad men should boast Their specious deeds. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
3. To possess or have; as, to boast a name. [1913 Webster]
Boast not thyself of to-morrow. --Prov. xxvii. 1 [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.