He called her “a silly chattering windbag, an infernal liar, a conceited, gushing, rump-wagging, blethering ass.”
Why, I am so conceited at the fact that you are going to marry me that I look down on every one else.
It helps one, or should help one, to realise both, and not to be too conceited about either.
I don't pretend to be in a class with you, sir; don't think I'm so conceited.
The rebels are not so conceited as the simon pure (p. 075) West-Pointers.
conceited, vain, and disobedient, he afterwards came near wrecking the cause which he had ambitiously embraced.
And therefore you are not conceited, having nothing of which to be conceited.
I beg your pardon,” said I, “if I was frothy and conceited, it ill becomes a child like me to be so.
Had I the same, I should have been very proud and conceited; but the truth is that I have no knowledge of the kind.
He got conceited afterwards and slept on my bed till kicked off by Ben Abdi.
c.1600, "having an overweening opinion of oneself" (short for self-conceited, 1590s); earlier "having intelligence" (1540s); past participle adjective from conceit (q.v.).
late 14c., "something formed in the mind, thought, notion," from conceiven (see conceive) based on analogy of deceit and receipt. Sense evolved from "something formed in the mind," to "fanciful or witty notion" (1510s), to "vanity" (c.1600) through shortening of self-conceit (1580s).