1. [ noun ] a false boast that can harm others; especially a false claim to be married to someone (formerly actionable at law)
Related terms: lie law
2. [ noun ] speaking of yourself in superlatives
Synonyms: boast self-praise boasting
Related terms: speech_act braggadocio vaunt self-assertion brag boast
3. [ noun ] (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness
Synonyms: jactation
Related terms: restlessness pathology
Similar spelling:   jactitate