flatter oneself

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Definition of flatter oneself

: to believe something about oneself that makes one feel pleased or proud Don't flatter yourself—you don't sing any better than we do. I flatter myself that I'm a good dancer.

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“Flatter oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flatter%20oneself. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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