Expression of appreciation of another one's achievement; well done!
Big up yourself for fixing that bug in time.
by dd October 20, 2003
The phrase coined in the late 1980's to describe a person that is modest.
'It was nothing special.'
'BullShit, you fucked her good. Big up yourself!'
by hippy_stick October 16, 2003
To speak of yourself in glowing often exaggerated terms.
I very much dislike Jim, he's always big up'n hisself.
by Matthew Sposato October 16, 2003
To make yourself strong... on the inside or on the out.
You must big up yourself to survive.
by Captain Crunch October 18, 2003
A phrase to reference yourself in an egotistical manner.

To Give "props" to oneself (usually when no one else will)
"Big up myself everytime when it comes to this".. Phife Dog, ATCQ

Being second fiddle rapper to Q-Tip wasn't easy, so Phife blows himself up.
by MCrick October 17, 2003
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