Definition of one's head swells in English:

one's head swells

One becomes conceited: I am not saying this to make your head swell if I say this, you’ll get swollen-headed
More example sentences
  • And I love Rufus and I am prepared to shout that from the rooftops as the orchestra in my head swells.
  • Mike murmurs in agreement, and my head swells with ridiculously disproportionate pride.
  • People get relaxed with their routines, they get lazy, and their head swells up since they're the one with all the information.
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