Verboticism: Selfproclame

Selfproclame

Created by: gemmgemms

Definition: n., A "talent" for which an individual takes a great deal of personal pride, even though it is just a common, mundane skill that almost everyone can do. v., To take pride in a special talent which in fact is not special at all.

Pronunciation: self-pro-klaim

Sentence: He thought that by constantly selfproclaming himself he would become cool but, it really did not help.

Etymology: selfproclaim+lame

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