self-dramatizing

adjective
self-dra·ma·tiz·ing | \ˌself-ˈdra-mə-ˌtī-ziŋ, -ˈdrä-\

Definition of self-dramatizing 

: seeing and presenting oneself as an important or dramatic figure

First Known Use of self-dramatizing

1926, in the meaning defined above

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