vauntingly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vaunting +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

vauntingly (comparative more vauntingly, superlative most vauntingly)

  1. So as to vaunt; with boastful display.
    • 1930, Norman Lindsay, Redheap, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1965, page 42:
      This riddle was quite beyond Mrs. Piper, Uncle Jobson laughed vauntingly.