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Noun: vaunt  vont or vónt [N. Amer], vont [Brit]
  1. Extravagant self-praise
Verb: vaunt  vont or vónt [N. Amer], vont [Brit]
  1. Show off, esp. with exaggeration
    - boast, tout, swash [archaic], shoot a line [informal], brag, gas [informal], blow, bluster, gasconade [archaic], skite [Austral, NZ, informal]

Derived forms: vaunted, vaunts, vaunting

Type of: amplify, boast, boasting, exaggerate, hyperbolise [Brit], hyperbolize, jactitation, magnify, overdraw, overstate, self-praise, skite [Austral, NZ, informal]

Encyclopedia: Vaunt