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Wordnet 3.0


1. having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride;
- Example: "an arrogant official"
- Example: "arrogant claims"
- Example: "chesty as a peacock"
[syn: arrogant, chesty, self-important]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Self-important \Self`-im*por"tant\, a. Having or manifesting an exaggerated idea of one's own importance or merit. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

self-important adj 1: having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride; "an arrogant official"; "arrogant claims"; "chesty as a peacock" [syn: arrogant, chesty, self-important]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

103 Moby Thesaurus words for "self-important": arrogant, assured, big, big-league, big-name, big-time, bigwig, bigwigged, bloated, bombastic, cocksure, complacent, conceited, confident, consequential, considerable, convinced, decided, determined, double-barreled, earthshaking, egotistical, flatulent, formal, gassy, grand, grandiloquent, great, haughty, heavyweight, high-powered, hubristic, important, inflated, magisterial, major, material, momentous, name, narcissan, narcissine, narcissistic, narcistic, overbearing, overconfident, overproud, oversure, overweening, persuaded, poised, pompous, pontifical, positive, presumptuous, proud, puffy, reassured, secure, self-absorbed, self-admiring, self-approving, self-assuming, self-assured, self-complacent, self-confident, self-congratulating, self-congratulatory, self-content, self-contented, self-delighting, self-endeared, self-esteeming, self-gratulating, self-gratulatory, self-loving, self-reliant, self-respecting, self-satisfied, self-seeking, self-sufficient, significant, smug, snobbish, snooty, snotty, solemn, stilted, stuck-up, stuffy, substantial, superior, sure, swollen, tumid, turgid, unafraid, undoubting, unfaltering, unhesitating, unwavering, vain, vainglorious, world-shaking