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arrogant
Definition:
Making, or having the disposition to make, exorbitant claims of rank or estimation; giving one's self an undue degree of importance; assuming; haughty; applied to persons.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
arrogant, chesty, self-important.
authoritative
authoritarian, authoritative, autocratic, commanding, consequential, dictatorial, effective, effectual, imperious, important, impressive, influential, masterful, potent, powerful, strong.
boastful
boastful, bombastic, bragging, conceited, exultant, haughty, inflated, pretentious, self-important, swollen-headed, vain, vainglorious, windy, Strutting, fat-headed, self-applauding, self-praising, hifalutin, hot stuff, loudmouth, self-aggrandizing, big-headed, full of hot air, on ego trip, too big for one's britches.
egotistical
conceited, vain.
fustian
portentous, self-centered, Flaunting.
having exaggerated self-opinion
aloof, assuming, audacious, autocratic, bossy, bragging, cavalier, cheeky, conceited, contemptuous, cool, disdainful, domineering, egotistic, haughty, high-handed, imperious, insolent, know-it-all, lordly, overbearing, peremptory, pompous, presumptuous, pretentious, proud, scornful, self-important, smug, sniffy, snooty, snotty, supercilious, superior, swaggering, uppity, vain, wise guy, snippy, smarty, biggety, cocky, cold-shoulder, on an ego trip, stuck up.
insolent
audacious, bold, brash, brazen, callous, candid, cheeky, contemptuous, defiant, derisive, discourteous, disrespectful, flagrant, impertinent, impolite, insolent, insubordinate, irreverent, outrageous, outspoken, presumptuous, rude, sacrilegious, sarcastic, saucy, mouthy, off-base, out-of-line.
ironic
ironic.
patronizing
snobby, snobbiest.
pretentious
pompous.
satiric
satiric.
self-assured
cocky.
self-confident
presumptuous, sure.
self-sufficient
self-supported, on one's own, self-sufficing, self-sustained, self-sustaining, Self-dependent, doing one's own thing, on own, out for number one.
snobbish
high hat, putting on airs, high-hat, stuck-up, uppish.
snooty
snootiest, on a high horse.
stuck-up
stuck up, nose in the air.
stuffy
humorless, prim and proper.
tyrannical
despotic, deterministic, discretionary, domineering, draconian, heavy-handed, oppressive, overbearing, peremptory, totalitarian, tyrannical, tyrannous, Ogreish, autocratic, dictatorial.
unasked
supererogatory, unrequested, unwelcome, of one's own accord, without prompting, unbidden, unprompted, Undemanded, of one accord, not asked, of own accord.
vain
pleased with oneself.
noun
arrogant
chesty, proud, self-important.
self-important
egotistic, superior, study atproud.
Examples of usage:
  1. She had armed her heart against the arrogant master of the world, but, before the kind and almost humble bearing of Napoleon, her arms sank to the ground, and she who had hitherto felt nothing but hatred against him, regarded him now with mingled astonishment and admiration. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  2. An arrogant comparison was drawn between the republic and the stream, and it was said that the one would bear the Spanish yoke as little as the other. – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete by Frederich Schiller
  3. She assumed to herself an arrogant right to do as she pleased and live as she pleased. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. His voice, arrogant and angry a few moments before, was now soft and apparently kindly. – An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet by A. Henry Savage Landor
  5. They outnumbered the Juniors seven to two, and yet the arrogant Sophomores did not even question the Junior's power. – The Adventures of a Freshman by Jesse Lynch Williams

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