to give yourself praise, to make some noise for yourself, give yourself a congratulatory handshake or a pat on the back or whatever. hooray for you. origin:british popularized by ali g
uk jungle thug: bo! check dis, i is got a brand new stero system.
uk garride punk: big up yourself, aiiii.
by mike October 18, 2003
5 Words related to big up yourself
praise yourself
big up yerself rude bwoi
by evilryu October 19, 2003
Traditional male Jamaican salutory greeting accompanied by closed fists bumped one atop the other and then reversed expressing well wishes, friendship and respect
Everybody wid sense big up (yourself)*

by thinly_veiled October 19, 2003
To congratulate yourself on a job well done
Man, you just got good paying job and a honey....shoot big up yourself SON
by MSd October 17, 2003
1. To give oneself "props", or in standard vernacular can be indirectly translated as "Well, good for you!"
2. Big yourself up.
Nice work Horace. Big up yourself!
by Anonymous October 20, 2003
To show "props" or respect to ones self for a superior achievement.
Big up yourself for winning that game.
by LORD GRIM The SINISTER October 16, 2003
giving respect to yourself
Big up yourself for doing a good job.
by matt sizzle October 17, 2003

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