self-glo·​ry ˌself-ˈglȯr-ē How to pronounce self-glory (audio)
: personal vanity : pride

Examples of self-glory in a Sentence

the movie star's memoirs come across as being one unending exercise in self-glory

Word History

First Known Use

1549, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-glory was in 1549

Dictionary Entries Near self-glory

Cite this Entry

“Self-glory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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