Pronunciation of Boast
/b_ˈəʊ_s_t/, /bˈə͡ʊst/, /bˈəʊst/
Antonyms for boast:
slur, begging for mercy, timidity, horror, kissing one feet, degrade, kisses feet, kiss one's feet, begged for mercy, yeses, lose, stigma, ate dirt, shrinking, kisses one's feet, deny, softsoap, kisses one feet, conceal, blemish, make much of, humbling oneself, making to, retirement, brown-nosing, hide, makes up to, making much of, fail, kissing feet, softsoaped, reserve, yes, bow scrape, be-sought, humble oneself, brown nosing, softsoaping, deprecate, brown-nosed, smirch, eats humble pie, sucking to, chasten, grovelling, plays up to, ate humble pie, eats dirt, beg for mercy, kiss feet, made up to, debase, diffidence, humbles oneself, deprecation, catered to, falls over, played to, fell all over, abase, eating dirt, eyesore, sucks to, grovel, unobtrusiveness, catering to, shame, brown nosed, brown-nose, yesses, fright, soft soaped, kisses ones feet, be modest, making up to, eat dirt, yessed, kissing ones feet, soft-soap, modesty, sucked up to, suck up to, brown nose, kissed one's feet, blot, kiss ones feet, fall all over, falling all over, falling over, Humored, be sad, smudge, softsoaps, humoring, dispossess, plays to, falls all over, humbled oneself, begs for mercy, made to, playing up to, soft-soaping, suck to, fell over, brown-noses, soft-soaps, play to, yessing, eating humble pie, be sought, brown noses, kissed feet, play up to, made much of, kissing one's feet, cater to, soft-soaped, humiliate, kissed one feet, soft soaping, sucked to, stain, kissed ones feet, kiss one feet, humility, eat humble pie, caters to, not have, fall over, played up to, make to, makes much of, playing to, defect, quietness, pamper, mess.
Usage examples for boast:
- Paul knew this well, and was not a little proud of it; but what he did not know was that they had rendezvous behind the garden fence, and that half the boys who were to be confirmed with them could boast of having kissed their sweet red lips. - "Dame Care", Hermann Sudermann.
- " If this wind holds we shall be under the Point of Aguila before sunset, which will be something to boast of hereafter," he promised. - "The Sea-Hawk", Raphael Sabatini.
- All's our own, to make the most of, Sweet- Sing and say for, Watch and pray for, Keep a secret or go boast of, Sweet! - "Browning's Shorter Poems", Robert Browning.