fish for compliments

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Definition of fish for compliments

: to try to get people to say nice things about one She is always fishing for compliments.

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“Fish for compliments.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fish%20for%20compliments. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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