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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And not to toot his own horn, Basti said, but the songs they came up with are some of his career's finest.
Kevan Del Grande doesn't like to toot his own horn, so the opponents may give us the best perspective.
With his resounding success Ford could toot his own horn, but for this young artist, it isn't his Openheim Awards, recognition from The Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, 3x3, or American Illustration Chosen that he is most proud of.
reminding us it's always about Antonio - who loves to toot his own horn - since no one will toot it for him.
SPRINGFIELD - Eighty-three-year-old musician Jim Newell of Eugene didn't mean to toot his own horn.
Dave Thomas doesn't toot his own horn, but he could if he wanted to, literally.
I've commandeered this column for one issue because our commander-in-chief is too modest to toot his own horn.
Sid doesn't toot his own horn, so his customers do it for him.
Trumpeter Dave Douglas is not one to toot his own horn, but even he admits his new ensemble is making some real noise in the jazz world.
2) Always one to toot his own horn, Bonds has been eerily quiet this season amid injuries and steroid allegations.