a big/swelled head

Definition of a big/swelled head

informal

  1. :  an overly high opinion of oneself <All those compliments have given him a big head.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of great strength

    :  of great force

    :  large or great in dimensions, bulk, or extent

  1. :  in a loud or declamatory manner

    :  in a boasting manner

    :  to a large amount or extent

  1. :  an individual or organization of outstanding importance or power

    :  major league

    :  a big player :  a center or forward whose large size and strength are used to control play near the basket

swellplay swelled
  1. :  to expand (as in size, volume, or numbers) gradually beyond a normal or original limit

    :  to become distended or puffed up

    :  to form a bulge or rounded elevation

  1. :  a long often massive and crestless wave or succession of waves often continuing beyond or after its cause (as a gale)

    :  the condition of being protuberant

    :  a rounded elevation

  1. :  stylish

    :  socially prominent

    :  excellent

headplay
  1. :  the upper or anterior division of the animal body that contains the brain, the chief sense organs, and the mouth

    :  the seat of the intellect :  mind

    :  a person with respect to mental qualities

  1. :  of, relating to, or intended for the upper or anterior division of the animal body that contains the brain, the chief sense organs, and the mouth :  of, relating to, or intended for the head (see 1head 1)

    :  principal, chief

    :  located at the end that is upper or higher :  situated at the head (see 1head 5a)

  1. :  behead

    :  to put the striking part of a weapon, tool, or implement on :  fit a head (see 1head 9b) to

    :  to form the uppermost extremity or projecting part of :  to form the head or top of


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