swellhead

noun
swell·​head | \ ˈswel-ˌhed How to pronounce swellhead (audio) \

Definition of swellhead

: one who has a swelled head : a conceited person

Other Words from swellhead

swellheaded \ ˈswel-​ˌhe-​dəd How to pronounce swellhead (audio) \ adjective
swellheadedness noun

First Known Use of swellhead

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Swellhead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swellhead. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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