ADJ. proud | empty, idle, vain
VERB + BOAST make
PREP. ~ about a boast he made about his achievements | ~ of her boast of having seen all the countries of Africa
1 talk with too much pride
PREP. about/of He openly boasted of his talents.
2 have sth good/impressive
ADV. proudly This is a region which proudly boasts its own distinct culture.