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Describing arrogant and over-confident people or behaviour

arrogant

adjective

someone who is arrogant thinks they are better or more important than other people and behaves in a way that is rude and too confident

proud

adjective

used about someone who feels so proud that they think they are better than other people

conceited

adjective

someone who is conceited behaves in a way that shows they think they are very intelligent, skillful, or attractive. This word shows that you do not like people like this.

self-satisfied

adjective

showing how pleased you are about your own situation in a way that annoys other people

immodest

adjective

someone who is immodest thinks that they are very good or smart and likes to talk about their achievements

superior

adjective

someone who is superior behaves in a proud way, as if they think they are better or more important than other people

vain

adjective

someone who is vain is very proud and thinks they are very attractive or special

egocentric

adjective

behaving as if you are more important than other people, and need not care about them

patronizing

adjective

behaving or speaking in a way that shows you think you are more intelligent or important than someone

self-opinionated

adjective

believing that your own opinions are right and that everyone else should agree with you

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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