KJV Dictionary Definition: vaunt


V'AUNT, v.i. L. vanus. This ought to be written vant.

To boast; to make a vain display of one's own worth, attainments or decorations; to talk with vain ostentation; to brag.

Pride - prompts a man to vaunt and overvalue what he is.

V'AUNT, v.t. To boast of; to make a vain display of.

My vanquisher, spoil'd of his vaunted spoil.

Charity vaunteth not itself. 1Cor. 13.

V'AUNT, n. Boast; a vain display of what one is or has, or has done; ostentation from vanity.

Him I seduc'd with other vaunts and other promises.

V'AUNT, n. The first part. Not used.


V'AUNTED, pp. Vainly boasted of or displayed.


V'AUNTFUL, a. Boastful; vainly ostentatious.


V'AUNTING, ppr. Vainly boasting; ostentatiously setting forth what one is or has.


V'AUNTINGLY, adv. Boastfully; with vain ostentation.