love the sound of (one's) own voice

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love the sound of (one's) own voice

To enjoy hearing oneself talk because one is pompous and/or self-centered. Boy, he really loves the sound of his own voice—I didn't think he would ever stop talking! I know you love the sound of your own voice, but can I please say something now?
See also: love, 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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It soon became clear he loved the sound of his own voice (and wanted everyone in the field to 'come on').
He loved to entertain, loved large crowds, and loved the sound of his own voice.
Captain Mainwaring, who loved the sound of his own voice, bawled out: "Don't tell him, Pike.