swelled-headed
adjective see swelled head

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • swelled-headed — adjective see swelled head * * * swelled headˈed , ● swell …   Useful english dictionary

  • swelled headed — Synonyms and related words: aggressively self confident, biggety, bumptious, chesty, cocky, conceited, immodest, know it all, obtrusive, overwise, peacockish, peacocky, perk, perky, pert, puffed up, self conceited, self opinionated, smart alecky …   Moby Thesaurus

  • swelled head — swelled headed, adj. swelled headedness, n. an inordinately grand opinion of oneself; conceit. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • swelled head — noun an exaggerated opinion of your own importance • Syn: ↑egotism, ↑self importance • Derivationally related forms: ↑self important (for: ↑self importance), ↑egotistic ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • swelled head — noun Date: 1870 an exaggerated opinion of oneself ; self conceit • swelled headed adjective • swelled headedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • swelled head, have a —  Be conceited, adj. swelled headed …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • swelled head — {n.}, {informal} A feeling that you are very important or more important than you really are. * /When John won the race, he got a swelled head./ * /Pretty girls shouldn t get a swelled head about it./ [swell headed] {adj. phr.} * /After he was… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • swelled head — {n.}, {informal} A feeling that you are very important or more important than you really are. * /When John won the race, he got a swelled head./ * /Pretty girls shouldn t get a swelled head about it./ [swell headed] {adj. phr.} * /After he was… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • swelled\ head — noun informal A feeling that you are very important or more important than you really are. When John won the race, he got a swelled head. Pretty girls shouldn t get a swelled head about it. swell headed adj. phr. After he was elected captain of… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • swollen-headed — /swoʊlən ˈhɛdəd/ (say swohluhn heduhd) adjective inordinately proud of oneself; conceited; vain. Also, swelled headed …   Australian English dictionary

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