swellheaded


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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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swellheaded

adjective
Informal. Thinking too highly of oneself:
Informal: bigheaded, stuck-up.
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