swelled head


Definition of swelled head

: an exaggerated opinion of oneself : self-conceit

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Other Words from swelled head

swelled-headed \ ˈsweld-​ˌhe-​dəd How to pronounce swelled head (audio) \ 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swelled%20head. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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