One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Very self-satisfied and with an exaggerated sense of self-worth.
- ‘At the same time, don't bow and scrape before the vulgar, even when they are proud and full of themselves.’
- ‘Most who've met him - and some who haven't - describe him as brash and arrogant, full of himself, and prickly.’
- ‘He was entirely full of himself and his opinions.’
- ‘I watched the jerk swagger away, full of himself.’
- ‘You might need to guard against becoming too full of yourself or overly self-interested, however.’
- ‘The irony is that when we are most full of ourselves is when we are least aware of how full of ourselves we are.’
- ‘She is just a little too full of herself and seems to want a lot of attention.’
- ‘We were strong, arrogant and so full of ourselves.’
- ‘That just didn't go with a roomful of elegantly dressed people - even if they are too full of themselves and in need of some puncturing.’
- ‘You're so full of yourself and your own ideas there's no room for me to teach you anything.’
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