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swelled head

swelled head

noun

Definition of SWELLED HEAD

:  an exaggerated opinion of oneself :  self-conceit
swelled–head·ed \ˈsweld-ˌhe-dəd\ adjective
swelled–head·ed·ness noun

Examples of SWELLED HEAD

  1. <coming in first in a couple of tennis tournaments was enough to give him a swelled head>

First Known Use of SWELLED HEAD

1870

swelled head

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SWELLED HEAD

:  bighead

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