like the sound of (one's) own voice

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like the sound of (one's) own voice

To enjoy hearing oneself talk because one is pompous and/or self-centered. Boy, he really likes the sound of his own voice—I didn't think he would ever stop talking! I know you like the sound of your own voice, but can I please say something now?
See also: like, of, own, sound, voice

like, love, etc. the ˌsound of your own ˈvoice

(disapproving) talk too much, usually without listening to others: That man does like the sound of his own voice. We couldn’t stop him talking.
See also: of, own, sound, voice
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I gave up tuning in to David Mellor's Radio Five Live show a long time ago, as I disliked hearing what he'd got to say and how he said it about as much as he clearly liked the sound of his own voice.
He liked the sound of his own voice and talked about himself all the time.