Definition of conceited
1 : ingeniously contrived : fanciful … a person may hold to conceited fantasies which falsify a discouraging reality. — Derek Russell Davis
2 : having or showing an excessively high opinion of oneself a brilliant but conceited musician
Examples of conceited in a Sentence
a conceited basketball player who was always too busy even to sign autographs
Recent Examples of conceited from the Web
Someone who is rude, conceited, lacks hygiene and is unwholesome.
The conceited provincial had read somewhere the unreliable statement that Stockholm was another Paris, and had believed it.
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Origin and Etymology of conceited
First Known Use: 1526See Words from the same year
CONCEITED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of conceited for English Language Learners
: having or showing too much pride in your own worth or goodness
CONCEITED Defined for Kids
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