swelled head

noun

Definition of swelled head

  1. :  an exaggerated opinion of oneself :  self-conceit

swelled–headed

play \ˈsweld-ˌhe-dəd\ adjective

swelled–headedness

noun

Examples of swelled head in a sentence

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

1870

First Known Use of swelled head

1870


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