Oh, yes, and anyone anywhere who has ever indignantly, pompously posed the question: Do you know who I am?
pompously he quoted, ‘Handsome is as handsome does,’ and Rose had no call to go against me.
late 14c., "characterized by exaggerated self-importance," from Old French pompos (14c., Modern French pompeux) and directly from Late Latin pomposus "stately, pompous," from Latin pompa "pomp" (see pomp). More literal (but less common) meaning "characterized by pomp" is attested from early 15c. Related: Pompously.