self-applause

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self-ap·​plause | \ ˌself-ə-ˈplȯz How to pronounce self-applause (audio) \

Definition of self-applause

: an expression or feeling of approval of oneself

First Known Use of self-applause

1628, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-applause.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-applause. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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