swellhead


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swell·head

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

swell′head′ed adj.
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swellhead

(ˈswɛlˌhɛd)
n
a conceited person
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swell•head

(ˈswɛlˌhɛd)

n.
a vain or arrogant person.
[1835–45, Amer.]
swell′head′ed, adj.
swell′head′ed•ness, n.
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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 - 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)
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swellhead

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

swellhead

[ˈswelhed] N (US) → engreído/a m/f
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swellhead

n (dated esp US inf) → aufgeblasener Typ (inf)
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Adam "Swellhead" Swelling's mother Sue bragged of getting him the best lawyers to fight his appeal.
Egged on by the other gang members shouting "Get him" and "Do him, Swellhead", the youth knocked Mr Newlove to the ground.
Swellings, known as "Swellhead", was found guilty of murder by a majority of 10 to two.
Swellings, known as "Swellhead", hung his head and looked at the floor as the guilty verdict was announced.