Definition of conceited in English:

conceited

adjective

  • Excessively proud of oneself; vain.

    ‘Fred's so conceited he'd never believe anyone would refuse him’
    • ‘We don't get conceited enough to say ‘we don't need to follow our policies today’.’
    • ‘You have a considerable amount of self-confidence, and you like yourself without being conceited or boastful.’
    • ‘Then, typically, she worries that this sounds arrogant or conceited.’
    • ‘At the centre of the story is the feisty Elizabeth and the conceited Darcy, who initially cannot stand each other but reluctantly fall in love.’
    • ‘People looked on that as being conceited or being big - headed.’
    • ‘That said, it can be frustrating working with conceited, egotistical players.’
    • ‘Not to be vain or conceited, but it was the truth and anyone sensible would agree.’
    • ‘She knew nothing about him… yet she had the guts to even describe him as an arrogant conceited brat.’
    • ‘It's essential for you not to let yourself appear arrogant and conceited because of this.’
    • ‘It has come to signify a group of intolerable, conceited, ruthless snobs.’
    • ‘From the look on their faces, they were probably arrogant, conceited punks who thought they could get any girl they wanted.’
    • ‘Charles was arrogant, conceited and a strong believer in the divine rights of kings.’
    • ‘He is not alone in saying that some American lawyers and accountants are conceited and arrogant about what they think is a superior system.’
    • ‘The genuine superstars, he says, tend to be the least conceited.’
    • ‘But to be honest, they all look the same to me, conceited and morose.’
    • ‘I was naive and conceited enough to believe that posting entries into this page would actually achieve something.’
    • ‘I know that might sound pretty arrogant and conceited but it's true, it's really true.’
    • ‘It is neither affected nor conceited to care about the impression you make.’
    • ‘For we now have a conceited Government which in its monumental arrogance can brook no opposition.’
    • ‘When she first meets people Penny is conceited and haughty.’
    vain, narcissistic, pleased with oneself, self-loving, in love with oneself, self-admiring, self-regarding, self-centred, egotistic, egotistical, egoistic, egocentric, egomaniac
    proud, arrogant, boastful, cocky, cocksure, full of oneself, above oneself, self-important, immodest, swaggering, strutting
    self-satisfied, self-congratulatory, smug, complacent, supercilious, haughty, snobbish
    big-headed, swollen-headed, too big for one's boots, puffed up, stuck-up, snooty, high and mighty, uppity, uppish, snotty, snot-nosed
    toffee-nosed
    chesty
    vainglorious
    peacockish
    have an excessively high opinion of oneself, think too highly of oneself, think a lot of oneself, boast, brag, blow one's own trumpet
    think one is the cat's pyjamas, think one is the cat's whiskers
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Pronunciation:

conceited

/kənˈsiːtɪd/