be full of yourself

informal
to be always talking about yourself or your achievements in a way that annoys other people

I couldn't stand him, he was so full of himself.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • full of yourself — ˈfull of yourself idiom (disapproving) very proud; thinking only of yourself Main entry: ↑fullidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • full of yourself — full of (yourself) thinking that you are very important in a way that annoys other people. Brooks could be pretty full of himself but, because he s such a star, people were still thrilled to see him …   New idioms dictionary

  • be full of yourself — informal phrase always talking about yourself or your achievements in a way that annoys other people I couldn’t stand him, he was so full of himself. Thesaurus: to boast or show offsynonym Main entry: full …   Useful english dictionary

  • be full of yourself — be full of (yourself) to think that you are very important in a way that annoys other people. I m not sure I like Sarah, she s so full of herself all the time …   New idioms dictionary

  • full — [ ful ] adjective *** ▸ 1 containing all that fits ▸ 2 complete ▸ 3 having a lot of something ▸ 4 unable to eat more ▸ 5 as much as possible ▸ 6 busy ▸ 7 body: large ▸ 8 clothing: loose on body ▸ 9 about flavor ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) containing the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • full of — (yourself) thinking that you are very important in a way that annoys other people. Brooks could be pretty full of himself but, because he s such a star, people were still thrilled to see him …   New idioms dictionary

  • full — full1 W1S1 [ful] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(no space)¦ 2¦(including everything)¦ 3¦(highest amount/level)¦ 4¦(having a lot of something)¦ 5¦(food)¦ 6¦(emphasis)¦ 7¦(busy)¦ 8¦(rank)¦ 9 be full of yourself 10 be full of crap/shi …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • full — 1 /fUl/ adjective 1 CONTAINER/ROOM/PLACE ETC also full up if something such as a container, room, or place is full, no more things or people can go in it: a full box of cereal | The class is full, but you can register now for next term. (+ of):… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • full*/*/*/ — [fʊl] adj 1) containing the largest amount that will fit in a particular place Ant: empty The petrol tank is almost full.[/ex] a full car park[/ex] This crisp packet is only half full.[/ex] bins full of rubbish[/ex] 2) full or full up not wanting …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • full — [[t]f ʊl[/t]] ♦ fuller, fullest 1) ADJ GRADED If something is full, it contains as much of a substance or as many objects as it can. Once the container is full, it stays shut until you turn it clockwise. ...a full tank of petrol. Ant: empty 2)… …   English dictionary

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