blow one's own horn


Definition of blow one's own horn

US, informal
: to talk about oneself or one's achievements especially in a way that shows pride or too much pride We've had a very successful year, and I think we have a right to blow our own horn a little.

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“Blow one's own horn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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