swelled head

noun

Definition of swelled head 

: an exaggerated opinion of oneself : self-conceit

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swelled-headed \ˈsweld-ˌhe-dəd \ adjective
swelled-headedness noun

Examples of swelled head in a Sentence

coming in first in a couple of tennis tournaments was enough to give him a swelled head

First Known Use of swelled head

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of swelled head was in 1870

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swelled head

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