Definition of self-praise in English:


Syllabification: self-praise


  • Praise of oneself; boasting.
    More example sentences
    • When we received the paperwork to nominate ourselves we didn't bother, thinking that self-praise was no praise but boy, were we wrong!
    • Apart from more self-praise, we praise others more often today.
    • In both of these recent trials, the authorities came away with a guilty verdict - and self-praise that ‘a message has been sent’ - while avoiding the central issue.

More definitions of self-praise

Definition of self-praise in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day milord
Pronunciation: mɪˈlɔːd
used to address an English nobleman