swellhead

swellhead

[swel-hed]
noun
a vain or arrogant person.

Origin:
1835–45, Americanism; swell + head

swellheaded, adjective
swellheadedness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To swellhead
Slang Dictionary

swellhead definition


  1. n.
    a conceited person. : Tom is getting to be such a swellhead.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;