Share this entry

big-headed

Synonyms of big-headed in English:

adjective

informal
  • conceited, arrogant, boastful, cocky, cocksure, full of oneself, above oneself, self-important, immodest, swaggering, strutting;
    vain, self-satisfied, self-congratulatory, pleased with oneself, self-loving, in love with oneself, self-admiring, self-regarding, smug, complacent
    informal swollen-headed, too big for one's boots
    literary vainglorious
    rare peacockish
    [Antonyms] modest, self-effacing
  • Definition of big-headed in:

    Share this entry

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

    Word of the day doofus
    Pronunciation: ˈdo͞ofəs
    noun
    a stupid person