vaunty
adjective Date: 1724 Scottish proud, boastful, vain

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  • vaunty — /vawn tee, vahn /, adj. Scot. boastful; vain. [1715 25; VAUNT + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • vaunty — …   Useful english dictionary

  • boastful — adj bragging, braggart, crowing, vaunting, blustering, vaporing, blowing, fanfaronading; proud, overproud, vain, vainglorious, egotistical, conceited, swell headed, swollen, inflated, puffed up; cocky, overbearing, overweening, Scot. vaunty;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • bumptious — adj aggressive, forward, obtrusive, self assertive, Inf. pushy; arrogant, overbearing, overweening; cocky, overconfident, audacious, impertinent, insolent, impudent, brazen, brassy, Inf. nervy, Inf. cheeky, Scot. vaunty …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • conceited — adj self important, self esteeming, self admiring, self worshiping, self centered, egocentric, narcissistic, Sl. stuck or hung up on oneself; haughty, supercilious, disdainful, snobbish, Inf. stuck up; proud, overproud, overweening, vain,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • egotistic — adj 1. conceited, self important, self centered, self admiring, self worshiping, self esteeming, Sl. stuck or hung up on oneself; vain, vainglorious, proud, overproud, overweening, puffed up, inflated, swollen, swellheaded, Inf. big headed;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • flippant — adj 1. brash, bold, brazen, hoydenish, Scot. randy; insolent, impudent, impertinent, pert, Archaic. malapert, saucy, Inf. flip, fresh, Inf. cheeky; Sl. smart mouth; bumptious, cocky, overconfident, audacious, Inf. nervy, Scot. vaunty; aggressive …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • proud — adj 1. content, contented, satisfied, gratified, pleased, well pleased, Inf. pleased as punch; glad, delighted, happy, sunny, cheerful; complacent, smug, self satisfied, self contented, pleased with oneself, like the cat that swallowed the canary …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • snobbish — adj snobby, conceited, Inf. stuck up, condescending, patronizing, Inf. uppity, Inf. uppish, Inf. snotty, Inf. snooty; arrogant, Inf. up on one s high horse, haughty, cavalier, cavalierly, contemptuous, disdainful, scornful, supercilious, sniffish …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • vain — adj 1. worthless, nugatory, trivial, insignificant, trifling, unimportant, inessential, valueless, meritless, good for nothing; empty, hollow, idle, inane, vapid; inadequate, unserviceable; unsubstantial, unreal, false, baseless, delusive,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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