biggety

adjective

big·​ge·​ty ˈbi-gə-tē How to pronounce biggety (audio)
variants or biggity
1
Southern US and Midland US : conceited, vain
2
Southern US and Midland US : rudely self-important : impudent
never acted biggety in court, but she would bow her head only so lowClaude Brown

Examples of biggety in a Sentence

he's gotten biggety since he got promoted to director of sales

Word History

Etymology

big + -ety (as in persnickety)

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of biggety was in 1880

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Cite this Entry

“Biggety.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biggety. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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