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toot (one's) own horn

To boast or brag about one's own abilities, skills, success, achievements, etc. I don't mean to toot my own horn, but this pasta sauce I made is quite delicious! I can't stand being around Marcus ever since his company became such a massive success. The guy just can't stop tooting his own horn!
See also: horn, toot

toot (one's) own trumpet

To boast or brag about one's own abilities, skills, success, achievements, etc. I don't mean to toot my own trumpet, but this pasta sauce I made is quite delicious! I can't stand being around Marcus since his company became such a massive success. The guy just can't stop tooting his own trumpet!
See also: toot, trumpet

blow one's own horn

 and toot one's own horn
Fig. to brag. Gary sure likes to toot his own horn. "I hate to blow my own horn," said Bill, "but I am always right."
See also: blow, horn

darn tooting

 and darn tootin'
absolutely. You're darn tooting I'll be there. I wouldn't miss it for the world.
See also: darn, toot

blow your own trumpet

  (British & Australian) also blow/toot your own horn (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.
See also: blow, trumpet

blow one’s own horn

and toot one’s own horn
tv. to brag. Gary sure likes to toot his own horn. Say something nice. I’m not one to blow my own horn.
See also: blow, horn

toot one’s own horn

verb
See also: horn, toot

rooting-tooting

mod. exciting; renown; famous; illustrious. (A vague adjective of praise.) We really had a rooting-tooting time last weekend.

toot

1. n. a binge; a drinking spree. Harry’s on a toot again.
2. tv. & in. to drink copiously. She could toot booze from dusk to dawn.
3. n. an emotional jag of some kind. She’s on a toot about how nobody loves her anymore.
4. n. a line or dose of cocaine; cocaine. These tootheads get sort of frantic when they can’t get a toot.
5. tv. & in. to snort a portion of cocaine. She tooted a couple of lines and came back.
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The decision to close the Tooting laboratories by 2010 transferring work to Colindale, North London and Filton, a site in Bristol, followed a cost cutting review of the National Blood service.
If he wants to give me a fine for tooting my horn, he should be done for obstructing the traffic.
So "came the glorious day" when "power to the people" rang out from our screens and the Che Guevara of Tooting stuck two fingers into the air at conformity.
Unemployed Smit, now aged 18, of Edgington Road, Tooting, pleaded guilty to rape.
By that time, his late wife, Frances, would be up making him breakfast before he took off for the northeast end of the Valley - then later Canyon Country - where he drove down every street, tooting his whistle, a collection book on the seat next to him.
THERE isn't a huge amount at stake for Tonbridge when they travel to Tooting in the Ryman Premier today but they look too big at 5-4 to take three points, writes Michael Brear.
September 30: Woman is indecently assaulted in Tooting after getting the 155 night bus home.
I moved here 30 years ago from Tooting, south-west London, and I've lived in Marske since May 1978.
James Meaby, 36, of Tooting, London, was discovered by fishermen 10 miles south of the Nab Tower lighthouse near the Isle of Wight at 11.
Six of the suspects were arrested at one property in Tooting and three at another in the same area.
Gladu says its new generation of heavy-duty tooting gives better control over production quality.
I looked around at the others, who all seemed geriatric, so assumed he was tooting at me and ran towards him.
Stourport were also ruing what might have been after crashing 4-1 at Tooting & Mitcham United.