self-congratulatory

adjective
self-con·​grat·​u·​la·​to·​ry | \ ˌself-kən-ˈgra-chə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce self-congratulatory (audio) , -ˈgra-jə- \

Definition of self-congratulatory

: expressive of self-congratulation self-congratulatory memoirs

First Known Use of self-congratulatory

1798, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-congratulatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-congratulatory. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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