Boast

I 1. имя существительное 1) хвастовство Например: empty / idle / vain boast — пустое хвастовство proud boast — бахвальство Синоним(ы): vainglory, brag, crow, gloat, pride, strut, vaunt 2) предмет гордости Например: Great boast, small roast. — пословица Похвальбы много, толку мало. 2. глагол 1) хвастать(ся), кичиться, похваляться Например: I do hate the way Bill boasts about his new car. — Мне совершенно не нравится, как Билл хвастается своей новой машиной. Bill boasts of owning the biggest car in the neighbourhood. — Билл говорит, что у него самая большая машина в городе. Синоним(ы): brag Антоним(ы): belittle, minimize, underrate 2) гордиться II глагол обтёсывать камень, придавать грубую форму; делать заготовку, шаблон (для дальнейшей обработки)

Большой англо-русский словарь

Boast

окапывать камень

Англо-русский политехнический словарь

Boast

- great boast and small roast

Англо-русский фразеологический словарь

Boast

I. noun Etymology: Middle English boost 1. the act or an instance of boasting ; brag 2. a cause for pride • boastful adjectiveboastfully adverbboastfulness noun II. verb intransitive verb 1. to puff oneself up in speech ; speak vaingloriously 2. archaic glory, exult transitive verb 1. to speak of or assert with excessive pride 2. a. to possess and often call attention to (something that is a source of pride)
Example: boasts a new stadium b. have, contain
Example: a room boasting no more than a desk and a chairboaster noun Synonyms: boast, brag, vaunt, crow mean to express pride in oneself or one's accomplishments. boast often suggests ostentation and exaggeration
Example: boasts of every trivial success, but it may imply a claiming with proper and justifiable pride
Example: the town boasts one of the best museums in the area. brag suggests crudity and artlessness in glorifying oneself
Example: bragging of their exploits. vaunt usually connotes more pomp and bombast than boast and less crudity or naïveté than brag
Example: vaunted his country's military might. crow usually implies exultant boasting or bragging
Example: crowed after winning the championship. III. transitive verb Etymology: origin unknown to shape (stone) roughly in sculpture and stonecutting as a preliminary to finer work

Энциклопедический словарь Мерриама-Вебстера