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Wordnet 3.0


1. feeling self-importance;
- Example: "too big for his britches"
- Example: "had a swelled head"
- Example: "he was swelled with pride"
[syn: big, swelled, vainglorious]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vainglorious \Vain`glo"ri*ous\, a. Feeling or indicating vainglory; elated by vanity; boastful. "Arrogant and vainglorious expression." --Sir M. Hale. -- Vain`glo"ri*ous*ly, adv. -- Vain`glo"ri*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

vainglorious adj 1: feeling self-importance; "too big for his britches"; "had a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride" [syn: big, swelled, vainglorious]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

52 Moby Thesaurus words for "vainglorious": Gascon, boastful, boasting, braggart, bragging, complacent, conceited, consequential, disdainful, fanfaron, fanfaronading, gasconading, insolent, narcissan, narcissine, narcissistic, narcistic, overproud, overweening, self-admiring, self-advertising, self-applauding, self-approving, self-assuming, self-complacent, self-conceited, self-congratulating, self-congratulatory, self-content, self-contented, self-delighting, self-endeared, self-esteeming, self-flattering, self-glorious, self-gratulating, self-gratulatory, self-important, self-lauding, self-loving, self-respecting, self-satisfied, self-sufficient, self-vaunting, smug, stuck-up, supercilious, thrasonic, thrasonical, vain, vaporing, vaunting