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Definition of "self-promotion" [self-promotion]

  • Promotion, including advertising and publicity, of oneself effected by oneself: A television talk show is an excellent vehicle for self-promotion. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "self-promotion" in a sentence
  • "What did Mr. Ginsberg, whose career was more about self-promotion than poetry, teach young Mr. Ai?"
  • "My favorite of the three is GMU's Fall for the Book, and it's not just because I'm a presenter this year let's hear it for shameless self-promotion."
  • "To allow members of Congress to engage in such shameless self-promotion?"