Main meanings of self-boasting in English

: self-boasting1self-boasting2

self-boasting1

Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfˈbəʊstɪŋ/

noun

  • The action of boasting about oneself.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Arthur Golding (d. 1606), translator. From self- + boasting.

Main meanings of self-boasting in English

: self-boasting1self-boasting2

self-boasting2

Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfˈbəʊstɪŋ/

adjective

  • Of a person: that boasts about himself or herself. Of words, actions, personal qualities, etc.: that boast about or serve to glorify the person who does, says, or possesses them; characterized by self-boasting.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Master Broughtons Letters Answered. From self- + boasting.