toot one's own horn

idiom

Definition of toot one's own horn

US, informal
: to talk about oneself or one's achievements especially in a way that shows pride or too much pride We've had a very successful year, and I think we have a right to toot our own horn a little.

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“Toot one's own horn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toot%20one%27s%20own%20horn. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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