Definition of vaunt in English:
verb[with object] (usually as adjective vaunted)
Boast about or praise (something), especially excessively: the much vaunted information superhighway
More example sentences
- For all of our much vaunted independence, scratch an American of Anglo descent and you'll find a bit of a Briton.
- So much for the much vaunted transparency and accountability policy.
- Even the country's much vaunted success in the IT industry needs to be put in perspective, he says.
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- Example sentences
- There is a vaunting national self-confidence that almost amounts to arrogance.
- The overawed announcer introduced Welles as a mythical being and told listeners to imagine a combination of Baron Munchausen and Alice in Wonderland: a man who was at once a vaunting fabulist and an ingenuous child.
- After a brief prologue, the fighting characters advance and introduce themselves, or are introduced, in vaunting rhymes.
Words that rhyme with vauntavaunt, daunt, flaunt, gaunt, haunt, jaunt, taunt
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