boast about (someone or something)

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boast about (someone or something)

To speak proudly of someone or something, perhaps to an excessive or unwarranted degree. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. You're my daughter, and you have such good grades—of course I'm going to boast about you! He keeps boasting about his heroic actions, but he really didn't have that big of a role in the rescue efforts.
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boast about someone or something

 and boast of someone or something
to speak highly about someone or something that one is proud of. I just have to boast about my grandchildren. Do you mind? Is he boasting about his car again? I don't like to boast of what I did.
See also: boast