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full of yourself

This page is about the idiom full of yourself.

Meaning: If you are full of yourself you think you're better or more important than you really are.

For example:

  • That guy was so full of himself! He couldn't stop talking about himself and all the wonderful things he's done.

  • Gary is so full of himself that he doesn't even realise it when he's boring the people he's talking to.

Note: You can also say "full of himself", "full of herself", "full of myself", "full of themselves", and so on.

Quick Quiz:

If you say to someone "You're so full of yourself!" they'll probably feel

a. proud

b. upset

c. pleased

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Contributor: Matt Errey