One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he was given the nickname Colonel because he was so self-important’
conceited, arrogant, bumptious, self-assertive, full of oneself, puffed up, swollen-headed, pompous, overbearing, opinionated, self-opinionated, cocky, swaggering, strutting, presumptuous, forward, imperious, domineering, magisterial, pontifical, sententious, grandiose, vain, haughty, overweening, proud, egotistic, egotistical
supercilious, condescending, patronizing
informal snooty, uppity, uppish
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