bigheaded


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big head

n.
1. Informal Conceit; egotism.
2. also big·head (bĭg′hĕd′) Any of various diseases of animals, especially rams, characterized by swelling of the head, face, or neck.

big′head′ed adj.
big′head′ed·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bigheaded - (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogantbigheaded - (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant; "a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage; "they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"

bigheaded

adjective
Informal. Thinking too highly of oneself:
Informal: stuck-up, swellheaded.
Translations
domýšlivý
vigtigper
omahyväinen
umišljen
うぬぼれた
자만심이 강한
inbilsk
หัวดื้อ
kiêu ngạo

bigheaded

[bɪgˈhɛdɪd] adj (fam) → che si dà un sacco di arie

bigheaded

مُتَكَبِّر domýšlivý vigtigper eingebildet φαντασμένος engreído omahyväinen prétentieux umišljen presuntuoso うぬぼれた 자만심이 강한 verwaand innbilsk zarozumiały convencido хвастливый inbilsk หัวดื้อ kendini beğenmiş kiêu ngạo 自大的
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