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Noun boast has 1 sense
- boast, boasting, self-praise, jactitation - speaking of yourself in superlatives
--1 is a kind of speech act
--1 has particulars:
Verb boast has 2 senses
- boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade - show off
--1 is one way to overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyerbolise, magnify, amplify
Somebody ----s PP
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Somebody ----s to somebody
- sport, feature, boast - wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner; "she was sporting a new hat"
--2 is one way to have, feature
Something ----s something