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boastfully

See definition of boastfully on Dictionary.com
  • as inegotistically
  • as inpompously

synonyms for boastfully

  • selfishly
  • airily
  • arrogantly
  • conceitedly
  • haughtily
  • loftily
  • ostentatiously
  • pretentiously
  • self-importantly
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How to use boastfully in a sentence

Turning to Micklin he said boastfully "I'll bet you a hundred dollars you ——s won't hold that meeting tomorrow!"
THE EVERETT MASSACREWALKER C. SMITH
“I flatter myself I could, too,” said Dunn, but not boastfully.
THE VANISHING OF BETTY VARIANCAROLYN WELLS
You just let me manage this, Rowena had declared boastfully.
MARJORIE DEAN, HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORPAULINE LESTER
"Well, when he saw that you were Dacotahs he was frightened," Little Raven said, boastfully.
THE WAR TRAILELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
Subsequently we learned that the raiders were Texans who boastfully declared that they asked no quarter and gave none.
REMINISCENCES OF TWO YEARS WITH THE COLORED TROOPSJOSHUA M. ADDEMAN
Never did the bourgeoisie rule more absolutely; never did it more boastfully display the insignia of sovereignty.
THE EIGHTEENTH BRUMAIRE OF LOUIS BONAPARTEKARL MARX
Ross went on, somewhat boastfully, to explain just how real estate profits were made.
JENNIE GERHARDTTHEODORE DREISER
Let whatever we do be openly done, though not obtrusively nor boastfully; and this whether it is ornamental or only useful.
HOUSEHOLD ORGANIZATIONFLORENCE CADDY
"I shall—I am going to be one of the greatest lawyers in this country," added the rich boy, boastfully.
RANDY OF THE RIVERHORATIO ALGER JR.
One night a male character, having to say boastfully to me: "I have my hand upon a fortune!"
LIFE ON THE STAGECLARA MORRIS
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WORDS RELATED TO BOASTFULLY

  • airily
  • arrogantly
  • boastfully
  • conceitedly
  • haughtily
  • loftily
  • ostentatiously
  • pretentiously
  • self-importantly
  • selfishly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.