pride oneself on

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pride oneself on

: to be proud because of having (an ability, quality, etc.)
  • I pride myself on my math skills.
  • The restaurant prides itself on having the best pizza in town.

Word by Word Definitions

pride play
  1. : the quality or state of being proud: such as

  2. : inordinate self-esteem : conceit

  3. : a reasonable or justifiable self-respect

  1. : to indulge (oneself) in pride

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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