blow one’s own horn


blow one’s own horn
AND toot one’s own horn tv. to brag.
Gary sure likes to toot his own horn.
“I hate to blow my own horn,” said Bill, lying through his teeth.

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  • blow one's own horn — or[toot one s own horn] {v. phr.}, {slang} To praise yourself; call attention to your own skill, intelligence, or successes; boast. * /People get tired of a man who is always blowing his own horn./ * /A person who does things well does not have… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow one's own horn — or[toot one s own horn] {v. phr.}, {slang} To praise yourself; call attention to your own skill, intelligence, or successes; boast. * /People get tired of a man who is always blowing his own horn./ * /A person who does things well does not have… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow\ one's\ own\ horn — • blow one s own horn • toot one s own horn v. phr. slang To praise yourself; call attention to your own skill, intelligence, or successes; boast. People get tired of a man who is always blowing his own horn. A person who does things well does… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • blow one's own horn — ► blow (or toot) one s own horn N. Amer. informal boast about oneself or one s achievements. Main Entry: ↑horn …   English terms dictionary

  • blow one's own horn — phrasal see blow one s horn * * * I see horn II blow (or toot) one s own horn informal talk boastfully about oneself or one s achievements …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow one's own horn — praise oneself He is always blowing his own horn and is very annoying at times …   Idioms and examples

  • blow one's own horn — verb To brag about oneself …   Wiktionary

  • blow one's own horn — brag, boast …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blow (or toot) one's own horn N. Amer. — blow (or toot) one s own horn N. Amer. informal boast about oneself or one s achievements. → horn …   English new terms dictionary

  • blow one's own trumpet — BOAST, brag, sing one s own praises, show off, swank, congratulate oneself; N. Amer. informal blow/toot one s own horn; Austral./NZ informal skite. → trumpet * * * blow one s own trumpet To sound one s own praises • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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