Translation for 'boastful' from English to Bulgarian
ADJ   boastful | more boastful | most boastful
SYNO big | boastful | braggart | ...
boastful {adj}който обича да се хвали
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Translation for 'boastful' from English to Bulgarian

boastful {adj}
който обича да се хвали
Usage Examples English
  • When orphaned Jimmy Mason is taken in by his Aunt Emma and Uncle Henry, he meets their boarder, Matt Kelly, who impresses the young man with his boastful swagger and alleged political connections, although in reality he's a bootlegger.
  • Giorgio Vasari in his "Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects" recounts that Mino del Reame was a boastful sculptor whose work was inferior to that of his modest contemporary Paolo Romano.
  • 'Korho' is also reported to carry a meaning of "proud", "rich", and/or "boastful" in the southern parts of Finnish Lapland.
  • Various versions of the song exist. A "boastful Irish ditty" of that title is recorded as early as the 1880s.
  • Rodomonte's prowess is matched only by his arrogance and boasting. His name is the source of the expression rodomontade, meaning "boastful, bragging talk".

  • He was thought of as arrogant and was caricatured in a play by Shadwell as Sir Positive-At-All, a boastful knight. Howard died on 3 September 1698 and is buried in Westminster Abbey.
  • A swashbuckler is a rough, noisy and boastful adventurer.
  • His Montreal apartment was wiretapped by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), who dubbed his circle of friends BOG, "Bunch of Guys", and joked that they were like "terrorist tupperware parties" in their boastful talk and lack of any true threat.
  • is a mass noun meaning boastful talk or behavior.
  • Whethamstede was 'shy and bashful in public, yet egotistical and boastful in his writings'.

  • The Christian commentator Joseph Pearce describes Smaug's weak spot as his Achilles heel, noting his boastful over-confidence in his own indestructibility, and seeing in the fact that the vulnerability is over his heart a sign that "it is the wickedness of his heart which will lead to his downfall".
  • In a 2007 "Weekly Standard" profile written by Matt Labash, Stone was described as a "lord of mischief" and the "boastful black prince of Republican sleaze".
  • The word "vana" came from the Latin word "vānus", which means empty, pointless, boastful, and deceptive.
  • Angered by his son Dick's boastful ways, which in one incident lead him to lose a business deal, an automobile manufacturer challenges him to complete four difficult missions.
  • His dismissal was welcomed by sections of the Perth press, to whom Gribble was a defiant, tactless, prying, boastful interloper.

  • In the IDW comics, he is a boastful fighter pilot and one of the material witnesses sought by the Neutrinos to facilitate Krang's trial.
  • Yamamoto's quote about peace terms in the White House was abridged by Japanese propaganda to make it seem like an optimistic prediction; this version was promptly picked up by American propaganda to look even more boastful (see illustration).
  • The song sees Kehlani take on an assertive and boastful tone over a trap-influenced R&B beat as they tell the listener not to discredit their passion, talent and achievements.
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