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swellhead

[swel-hed] /ˈswɛlˌhɛd/
noun
1.
a vain or arrogant person.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; swell + head
Related forms
swellheaded, adjective
swellheadedness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for swell-headed

swelled-headed

adjective
1.
(informal) conceited
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Slang definitions & phrases for swell-headed

swelled head

noun

Conceit (1891+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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