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self-praise Line breaks: self-praise
Pronunciation: /sɛlfˈpreɪz/

Definition of self-praise in English:


[mass noun]
The action of praising oneself; boasting.
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.
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