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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Sadly, anybody who has taken a close interest in Raiola's career will know he likes the sound of his own voice.
MANY of us are aware that Mr Chima (Fans' Zone, Nov 20, and Letters, Nov 29) likes the sound of his own voice as he has frequently shown on the local radio programmes.
While the minister is an engaging speaker, it appears he is an extremely poor listener who likes the sound of his own voice.
He does not act that way to try to be a big man or because he likes the sound of his own voice.
WHAT a difference between the considered, calm approach of West Yorkshire chief constable Colin Cramphorn to the dreadful killing of WPC Sharon Beshenivsky and the meanderings of Scotland Yard's Sir Ian Blair, a man who really likes the sound of his own voice.
HE is fun, crazy and likes the sound of his own voice.
Either he likes the sound of his own voice or he is feeling the pressure at the top of the table.
Chima (Fans' Zone Nov 20 and Letters Nov 29) likes the sound of his own voice as he has frequently shown on the local radio programmes.
DAVID Cameron likes the sound of his own voice too much for the good of Britain, the euro and even the Prime Minister himself.
It's not that he likes the sound of his own voice or would ever promote himself as an authority on the game.
DAVID Cameron likes the sound of his own voice too much for the good of the UK, the euro and even the Prime Minister himself.
PM Cameron likes the sound of his own voice, so understudy Clegg should brace himself for regular non-speaking roles.
PUNDIT PRINCE: Alan Hansen likes the sound of his own voice
Closely followed by Jonathan Dimbleby, who seriously likes the sound of his own voice.