biggety
or biggity adjective Etymology: big + -ety (as in persnickety) Date: 1880 1. Southern & Midland conceited, vain 2. Southern & Midland rudely self-important ; impudent <
never acted biggety in court, but she would bow her head only so low — Claude Brown
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  • biggety — /big i tee/, adj. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. biggity. * * * …   Universalium

  • biggety — Synonyms and related words: aggressively self confident, bluff, bold, brash, bumptious, cheeky, chesty, chutzpadik, cocky, conceited, contemptuous, crusty, derisive, disrespectful, facy, flip, flippant, forward, fresh, gally, gratuitous, immodest …   Moby Thesaurus

  • biggety — adj. arrogant, proud, conceited; self important …   English contemporary dictionary

  • biggety — big·gety …   English syllables

  • biggety — …   Useful english dictionary

  • big|gi|ty — «BIHG uh tee», adjective. U.S. Slang. = biggety. (Cf. ↑biggety) …   Useful english dictionary

  • big|o|ty — big|ot|ty or big|o|ty «BIHG uh tee», adjective. U.S. Slang. = biggety. (Cf. ↑biggety) …   Useful english dictionary

  • big|ot|ty — or big|o|ty «BIHG uh tee», adjective. U.S. Slang. = biggety. (Cf. ↑biggety) …   Useful english dictionary

  • biggity — adjective see biggety …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • biggity — /big i tee/, adj. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. conceited or self important. Also, biggety. [1875 80; BIG1 + ity suffix of unclear orig., perh. containing Y1; cf. UPPITY] * * * …   Universalium

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