big·​ge·​ty | \ ˈbi-gə-tē How to pronounce biggety (audio) \
variants: or biggity

Definition of biggety

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 low— Claude Brown

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Examples of biggety in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of biggety

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for biggety

big + -ety (as in persnickety)

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The first known use of biggety was in 1880

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“Biggety.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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