Meaning of “self-congratulatory” in the English Dictionary

"self-congratulatory" in British English

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self-congratulatoryadjective

uk /ˌself.kənˌɡrætʃ.əˈleɪ.tər.i/ us /ˌself.kənˌɡrætʃ.əˈleɪ.t̬ɚ.i/ disapproving

praising yourself or saying how well you have done something

self-congratulation
noun [ U ] uk /ˌself.kənˌɡrætʃ.əˈleɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌself.kənˌɡrætʃ.əˈleɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “self-congratulatory” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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