HyperDic: vaunt

English > 2 senses of the word vaunt:
NOUNcommunicationvauntextravagant self-praise
VERBcommunicationvaunt, boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, gasconadeshow off
English > vaunt: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningextravagant self-praise.
Broaderboast, boasting, self-praise, jactitationspeaking of yourself in superlatives
Spanishalarde, jactancia, vanagloria
Verbsvauntshow off
English > vaunt: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningshow off.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s to somebody
Synonymsboast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, gasconade
Narrowergloat, triumph, crowDwell on with satisfaction
puffspeak in a blustering or scornful manner
Broaderoverstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplifyTo enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
Spanishalardear, bravear, dragonear, fachendear, fanfarronear, farolear, gallardear, gloriarse, jactarse, ostentar, presumir, ufanarse, vanagloriarse
Catalanfanfarronejar, gallejar, jactar-se, vanar-se
Nounsvauntextravagant self-praise
vauntera very boastful and talkative person

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