self-important


self-important
ADJ-GRADED (disapproval)
If you say that someone is self-important, you disapprove of them because they behave as if they are more important than they really are.

He was self-important, vain and ignorant.

...self-important officials.

Syn:
pompous, arrogant
Derived words:
self-importance N-UNCOUNT

Many visitors complained of his bad manners and self-importance.


English dictionary. 2008.

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