a big/swelled head

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of a big/swelled head

informal
:an overly high opinion of oneself
  • All those compliments have given him a big head.

Word by Word Definitions

big play
  1. : of great strength

  2. : of great force

  3. : large or great in dimensions, bulk, or extent

  1. : in a loud or declamatory manner

  2. : to a large amount or extent

  3. : on a large scale

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

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

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

  2. : to become distended or puffed up

  3. : 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 (such as a gale)

  2. : the condition of being protuberant

  3. : a rounded elevation

  1. : stylish

  2. : socially prominent

  3. : excellent


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