fancy oneself

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Definition of fancy oneself

chiefly British, informal
: to think that one looks good or one is very special or important They really fancy themselves after only one hit song! I never thought I'd fancy myself in a kilt.

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“Fancy oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fancy%20oneself. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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