self-flattery
noun Date: 1657 the glossing over of one's own weaknesses or mistakes and the exaggeration of one's own good qualities and achievements

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-flattery — self flattering, adj. /self flat euh ree, self /, n. praise and exaggeration of one s own achievements coupled with a denial or glossing over of one s faults or failings; self congratulation. [1670 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-flattery — self flat′tery n …   From formal English to slang

  • self-flattery — /sɛlf ˈflætəri/ (say self flatuhree) noun flattery of oneself …   Australian English dictionary

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  • self-flattery — n. = SELF APPRECIATION. Derivatives: self flattering adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-flat|ter|y — «SEHLF FLAT uhr ee», noun. flattery of oneself; indulgence in self flattering ideas: »sentimental self flattery …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-flattering — adjective Date: circa 1586 given to self flattery …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-flattering — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ adjective : given to self flattery …   Useful english dictionary

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