Definition of big-headedness in US English:



  • See big-headed

    • ‘Some blurbs reveal big-headedness, others ignorance or hidden anxieties or secret wishes.’
    • ‘Free of any pretension and big-headedness, it was one of the most engaging things I have ever seen on the stage, professional or amateur.’
    • ‘I don't think there's a natural big-headedness about them.’
    • ‘I knew she was sometimes a little big-headed and right now she was just showing her big-headedness.’
    • ‘Many dinners were spent lamenting his various acts of big-headedness.’
    • ‘It simply promotes feelings of bitterness if you are the loser, or incredible, overly-egotistical big-headedness if you so happen to be the winner.’