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To boast or show off - thesaurus

Synonyms

boast

verb

to proudly tell other people about what you or someone connected with you has done or can do, or about something you own, especially in order to make them admire you

show off

to show people something that you are very proud of so that they will admire it

brag

verb

showing disapproval to talk about your achievements or possessions in a proud way that annoys other people

be full of yourself

to be always talking about yourself or your achievements in a way that annoys other people

flaunt

verb

to deliberately try to make people notice your possessions, beauty, abilities etc, because you want them to admire you

parade

verb

to publicly show something that you are proud of

crow

verb

to talk very proudly about something that you have done, especially when you have defeated someone

preen

verb

to feel very proud or satisfied with something that you have done

gloat

verb

showing disapproval to show that you are happy and proud at your own success or at someone else’s failure

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blow your (own) trumpet

to proudly tell other people about your own achievements and successes

draw attention to yourself

to make people notice you

flash around

to show something to a lot of people because you want to impress them

go through your paces

to show other people how good you are at a particular activity

have something to prove

to try to show people how good, strong, intelligent etc you are because you think they do not realize it

make a spectacle of yourself

to bring attention to yourself by behaving in an embarrassing way in public

parade

verb

to claim that someone or something has good qualities that they do not really have

patronise

a British spelling of patronize

patronize

verb

showing disapproval to behave or talk in a way that shows you think you are more intelligent or important than someone else

pose

verb

to dress or behave in a particular way to make people notice you, admire you, or be impressed by you

posture

verb

showing disapproval to do things only because you want people to notice you, admire you, or be afraid of you

sell yourself

to persuade people that you have a lot of ability

shoot your mouth off

to annoy people by talking too much about how good you are

shout

verb

British to show that you are happy or proud of something

shout something from the rooftops

to tell everyone about something that you are very happy about or are proud of

show off

showing disapproval to behave in a way that is intended to attract people’s attention and make them admire you

strut your stuff

to show people how good you are at doing something, or how attractive you look

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