swellhead


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swell·head

 (swĕl′hĕd′)
n. Informal
A person regarded as arrogant or conceited.

swell′head′ed adj.

swellhead

(ˈswɛlˌhɛd)
n
a conceited person

swell•head

(ˈswɛlˌhɛd)

n.
a vain or arrogant person.
[1835–45, Amer.]
swell′head′ed, adj.
swell′head′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swellhead - a conceited and self-centered personswellhead - a conceited and self-centered person
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
blowhard, boaster, braggart, bragger, line-shooter, vaunter - a very boastful and talkative person
egomaniac - an abnormally egotistical person
show-off, exhibitionist - someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
know-all, know-it-all - someone who thinks he knows everything and refuses to accept advice or information from others
megalomaniac - a pathological egotist
miles gloriosus - a braggart soldier (a stock figure in comedy)
popinjay - a vain and talkative person (chatters like a parrot)

swellhead

noun
Informal. A conceited, self-centered person:
Translations

swellhead

[ˈswelhed] N (US) → engreído/a m/f

swellhead

n (dated esp US inf) → aufgeblasener Typ (inf)
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China has not only become a bully but now also a swellhead.