self-adulatory

adjective
self-ad·​u·​la·​to·​ry | \ ˌself-ˈa-jə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce self-adulatory (audio) , -dyə-, -də- \

Definition of self-adulatory

: expressive of excessive admiration or flattery for oneself a self-adulatory acceptance speech

First Known Use of self-adulatory

1830, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-adulatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-adulatory. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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