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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
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