To speak in exulting language of another; to glory; to exult.
To display in ostentatious language; to speak of with pride, vanity, or exultation, with a view to self-commendation; to extol.
To display vaingloriously.
The cause of boasting; occasion of pride or exultation, -- sometimes of laudable pride or exultation.
speaking of yourself in superlatives
wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner; "she was sporting a new hat"