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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
    - boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, gasconade [archaic], skite [Austral, NZ]

Derived forms: vaunting, vaunts, vaunted

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

Encyclopedia: Vaunt