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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By letting the public, influences, media, et al make the connections organically instead of companies tooting their own horns, manufacturing giants gain credibility inherent with marketplace "third party endorsement," which typically carries much more weight than self-aggrandizing advertising campaigns.
The objective, she said, was to tell the stories of 'people who have been notorious for not tooting their own horns.
Top liberal arts colleges like Hendrix have traditionally been reluctant about tooting their own horns.
For most modest retailers, tooting their own horns can be an uncomfortable experience, but in order for consumers to know what great operations you're running, prime the horns and get a-blow'n