Definition of self-important in English:

self-important

Line breaks: self-import¦ant
Pronunciation: /ˌsɛlfɪmˈpɔːt(ə)nt
 
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adjective

Derivatives

self-importantly

adverb
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  • I think that he is a conventionally PC - and self-importantly ascetic - clergyman.
  • Young peacocks, whose train is only half grown, strut self-importantly around a bevy of shawl-clad females, who ignore them totally.
  • On practically every flight these days you'll encounter cell-phone maniacs, barking self-importantly into their little chunks of plastic.

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