blow own trumpet

blow (your) own trumpet British & Australian, American & Australian to tell other people how good and successful you are.

Anyone will tell you she's one of the best journalists we've got, although she'd never blow her own horn.


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  • blow your own trumpet — see ↑trumpet, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑blow blow your own trumpet Brit informal : to talk about yourself or your achievements especially in a way that shows that you are proud or too proud He had a very successful year and has every right to blow his …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow your (own) trumpet — british phrase to proudly tell other people about your own achievements and successes I don’t want to blow my own trumpet, but I think it’s pretty good. Thesaurus: to boast or show offsynonym Main entry: blow …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow your own trumpet — If someone blows their own trumpet, they boast about their talents and achievements.  ( Blow your own horn is an alternative form.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • blow your own trumpet — blow (your) own trumpet British & Australian, American & Australian to tell other people how good and successful you are. Anyone will tell you she s one of the best journalists we ve got, although she d never blow her own horn …   New idioms dictionary

  • blow one's (own) trumpet — chiefly Brit. talk boastfully about one s achievements. → trumpet …   English new terms dictionary

  • blow one's own trumpet — ► blow one s own trumpet talk openly and boastfully about one s achievements. Main Entry: ↑trumpet …   English 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

  • blow your own trumpet —    If someone blows their own trumpet, they boast about their talents and achievements.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • blow one's (own) trumpet —  Praise oneself, blow one s stack or top Lose one s temper …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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


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