HyperDic: swollen

English > 1 sense of the word swollen:
ADJECTIVEallswollen, conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen-headed, vaincharacteristic of false / false pride
swollen > pronunciation
Soundsswow'lahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > swollen: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningcharacteristic of false / false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance.
Examples
  • "so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"
  • "growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary"
Synonymsconceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen-headed, vain
BroaderproudFeeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth
Spanishegoísta, engreído, fatuo, presumido, presuntuoso, pretencioso, vanidoso
Catalanenvanit, fatu, presumit, presumptuós, vanitós

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