self-aggrandizing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

self- +‎ aggrandizing

Adjective[edit]

self-aggrandizing (comparative more self-aggrandizing, superlative most self-aggrandizing)

  1. Boastful; intended to make oneself seem more important.
    His self-aggrandizing talk alienated his colleagues, who had done the work he claimed credit for.

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