a legend in (one's) own lunchtime

(redirected from legends in their own lunchtime)

a legend in (one's) own lunchtime

A person who affects or believes him- or herself to be of greater importance or notoriety than is actually the case. A humorous, ironic twist on the phrase "a legend in one's own lifetime." The assistant manager acts as if she's the only one keeping the company together. She's a regular legend in her own lunchtime.
See also: legend
References in periodicals archive ?
These people are decent players but they have allowed themselves to become legends in their own lunchtimes," said Jewell.