Definition of full of oneself in US English:

full of oneself


  • 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.’