self-glo·​ri·​fy·​ing ˌself-ˈglȯr-ə-ˌfī-iŋ How to pronounce self-glorifying (audio)
: given to or marked by boasting : boastful

Examples of self-glorifying in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And it could be accelerated by the continued rise of angry, resentful, self-glorifying nationalism in many countries. Michael J. Mazarr, Foreign Affairs, 6 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-glorifying was in 1840

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“Self-glorifying.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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