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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I'm not tooting my own horn, because, obviously, there is a lot that goes into that," Pinson said.
I'm not just tooting my own horn here, nor giving away column space to a friend--Paul is both prolific and renowned, and has no need of free press from me or anybody else (plus, he has his own column several times during the year in this very magazine).
Without tooting my own horn, it's going preeeeetttty good," he smiles.
I don't want people to think I'm tooting my own horn.
I'm not very good at tooting my own horn," she admitted, but then realized she'd just given herself another challenge.
Not wanting to sound like I am tooting my own horn too loudly, I believe that goal has been accomplished with this SPJ staff.
Sellers, 36, says: "I'm not tooting my own horn, but I'm riding better than ever.
I hate to say this, because it's tooting my own horn, but it is a little gem and has to be handled carefully.