toot (one's) own horn

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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, own, toot
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com, they can practice tooting their own horn in an environment that encourages speaking up and speaking out.
Republicans should be tooting their own horn about that spending drop from coast to coast, because the liberal media sure aren't going to do it.
Two researchers are tooting their own horn to detect cancerous tumors.
Tooting their own horn is one thing, but to suggest criminal acts is another thing.
By letting the public, influences, media, et al make the connections organically instead of companies tooting their own horns, manufacturing giants gain credibility inherent with marketplace "third party endorsement," which typically carries much more weight than self-aggrandizing advertising campaigns.
The objective, she said, was to tell the stories of 'people who have been notorious for not tooting their own horns.
Top liberal arts colleges like Hendrix have traditionally been reluctant about tooting their own horns.
For most modest retailers, tooting their own horns can be an uncomfortable experience, but in order for consumers to know what great operations you're running, prime the horns and get a-blow'n
These interactive, meet-and-greet affairs allow participants to network and fearlessly practice tooting their own horns while Klaus reveals key self-promotion techniques interspersed with fun, experiential exercises.