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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, skilful, or attractive. This word shows that you do not like people like this.

immodest

adjective

someone who is immodest thinks they are very good or clever 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

big-headed

adjective

behaving in a way that shows that you think you are very important or intelligent

loud

adjective

used for describing a person who talks in a loud and confident way that annoys other people

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