Vaunt, v. t. [See Avant, Advance.] To put forward; to display. [Obs.] "Vaunted spear." Spenser.

And what so else his person most may vaunt.

Vaunt, n. [F. avant before, fore. See Avant, Vanguard.] The first part. [Obs.] Shak.

Vaunt, n. A vain display of what one is, or has, or has done; ostentation from vanity; a boast; a brag.

The spirits beneath, whom I seduced
With other promises and other vaunts.

Vaunt, v. t. To boast of; to make a vain display of; to display with ostentation.

Charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up.
1 Cor. xiii. 4.

My vanquisher, spoiled of his vaunted spoil.

Vaunt (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Vaunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Vaunting.] [F. vanter, LL. vanitare, fr. L. vanus vain. See Vain.] To boast; to make a vain display of one's own worth, attainments, decorations, or the like; to talk ostentatiously; to brag.

Pride, which prompts a man to vaunt and overvalue what he is, does incline him to disvalue what he has.
Gov. of Tongue.