full of (oneself)

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full of (oneself)

Having an inflated view of one's importance, to the annoyance of others. Oh, he is so full of himself! Despite what he's told you, he is not the most valuable member of our team, believe me.
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*full of oneself

Fig. conceited; self-important. (*Typically: act ~; be ~.) Mary is very unpopular because she's so full of herself. She doesn't care about other people's feelings. She's too full of herself.
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full of oneself

Conceited, self-centered, as in Ever since she won the prize Mary's been so full of herself that no one wants to talk to her . This expression uses full of in the sense of "engrossed with" or "absorbed with," a usage dating from about 1600.
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full of yourself

very self-satisfied and with an exaggerated sense of self-worth; bumptious.
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ˈfull of yourself

(disapproving) feeling successful and very proud of yourself because of it: He came to see us last week, very full of himself because he had just been promoted.
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In a boy's way I knew it well when I was ten, and a few years ago, when I was fifty, I took it up in the admirable new version of Ormsby, and found it so full of myself and of my own irrevocable past that I did not find it very gay.
If I am ambitious, it does not mean I am excessively full of myself or selfish.
Its just a picture of my face which I thought would be a good symbol for me getting back the lost symmetry, so no, it's not because I'm full of myself.
As I walked into the YMCA gymnasium that Friday evening, I admit I was feeling pretty full of myself.
I was getting more and more full of myself until, right at the end, Ted spun round, looked at me, pointed and said: 'And what sort of player are you if you can't get in this side?
I changed, and I got a little too selfish, a little too greedy and little too full of myself," Thicke acknowledged in the interview.
My mates keep me quite grounded, which I thank them for, otherwise I'd be pretty full of myself.
Her ex-husband now says he "utterly regrets" his affair, which he said happened "when I was full of myself ".
When I get too full of myself, 1 just Google "Mike Morin" and "Dave Barry" for a brutal humility check.
I started getting endorsed by complete strangers and initially I was full of myself, then I realised that there's no such thing as a free lunch and I had to endorse their skills in return.
Proudly, I swagger, full of myself, looking like a purple soldier with my greedy, smug, G.
My problem was I was so cocky and full of myself that I decided that I was going to do an interview with the newspaper, the campus newspaper .
Marie was always able to keep me from getting too full of myself.