Definition of boastful adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbəʊstfl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈboʊstfl//
(disapproving) Proud
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talking about yourself in a very proud way I tried to emphasize my good points without sounding boastful. See related entries: ProudExtra examples Emphasize your good points without sounding boastful. He was rather boastful and vain. The adverts are unashamedly boastful. This is not simply a boastful assertion.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: boastful