Definition of massage someone's ego
- He gained the friendship of powerful politicians by massaging their egos.
: manipulation of tissues (as by rubbing, kneading, or tapping) with the hand or an instrument for relaxation or therapeutic purposes
: to subject to massage
: to treat flatteringly : blandish
: manipulate, doctor
: some person : somebody
: the self especially as contrasted with another self or the world
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