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
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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. All of "Howl" is here, and that landmark alone, far more arresting out loud than on the page, proves that the voice of the poet, whenever possible, should be heard.
Captain Mainwaring, who loved the sound of his own voice, bawled out: "Don't tell him, Pike."