swelled-headed


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swell-headed

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swollen-headed

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informal conceited
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Senator Cayetano-who salivated for the key Cabinet post and followed President Digong around like a puppy before the latter finally took pity on him-seems to have become swelled-headed even this early.
This is countered by "Sunday Mornings," the musical equivalent of the swelled-headed morning-after in which the troubled singer tries to start cleaning up the mess he made the night before.