a person who takes all the glory for himself.
Bernard Montgomery from the movie, "Patton", is a glory hog.
by jsv October 30, 2007
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A person who is over-zealous in his receiving of accolades that are being awarded to a team or group of people.
Today at work our boss complimented the team on a great job, and that Sally went out of here way to let everyone know that she was the person who coordinated the meetings. She is such a glory hog.
by cat lady October 11, 2007
a person who seeks excessive praise for something
He was such a glory hog I was barely noticed for my role.
by The Return of Light Joker March 31, 2010