One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he's so conceited he'd never believe anyone would turn him down’
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
informal big-headed, swollen-headed, too big for one's boots, puffed up, stuck-up, snooty, high and mighty, uppity, uppish, snotty, snot-nosed
British informal toffee-nosed
North American informal chesty
have an excessively high opinion of oneself, think too highly of oneself, think a lot of oneself, boast, brag, blow one's own trumpet
informal think one is the cat's pyjamas, think one is the cat's whiskers, think one is God's gift, think one is God's gift to women
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