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Showing or betraying an attitude of superiority:
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  1. Showing or betraying an attitude of superiority:
  2. Making claims, explicit or implicit, to some distinction, importance, dignity, or excellence
  3. Claiming that or behaving as if one is important or deserving of merit when such is not the case:
Having or showing an exaggerated opinion of one's own importance; pompous or officious
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  1. Having or showing an exaggerated opinion of one's own importance; pompous or officious
  2. Having, or behaving as if having, too high an opinion of one's own importance.
Having or displaying a sense of overbearing self-worth or self-importance.
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  1. Having or displaying a sense of overbearing self-worth or self-importance.
  2. Full of or due to unwarranted pride and self-importance; overbearing; haughty
  3. Marked by or arising from a feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others:
(Archaic) Lofty; noble
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  1. (Archaic) Lofty; noble
  2. Having or showing great pride in oneself and disdain, contempt, or scorn for others; proud; arrogant; supercilious
  3. Scornfully and condescendingly proud.
Feeling pleasurable satisfaction over an act, possession, quality, or relationship by which one measures one's stature or self-worth:
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  1. Feeling pleasurable satisfaction over an act, possession, quality, or relationship by which one measures one's stature or self-worth:
  2. Feeling or showing justifiable self-respect:
  3. Filled with or showing excessive self-esteem:
(Obs.) Whimsical; fanciful
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  1. (Obs.) Whimsical; fanciful
  2. Having an excessively favorable opinion of one's abilities, appearance, etc.; vain and egotistical.
  3. (Rhetoric, literature) Having an ingenious expression or metaphorical idea, especially in extended form or used as a literary or rhetorical device.
Characterized by excessive self-importance or affected grandeur; pompous:
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  1. Characterized by excessive self-importance or affected grandeur; pompous:
  2. Having grandeur or magnificence; imposing; impressive
  3. Seeming or trying to seem very important; pompous and showy
(Archaic) Inflated, overfilled.
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  1. (Archaic) Inflated, overfilled.
  2. High-sounding but with little meaning.
  3. (Of a person, their language or writing) showy in speech and given to using flowery or elaborate terms; grandiloquent; pompous
  1. Designating or of a film, usually a feature, produced for first exhibition in a commercial theater as distinguished from one made for showing first on TV, as home video, etc.
  2. Of, relating to, or suitable for dramatic performance or the theater.
  3. Characteristic of the theater; dramatic; esp. (in disparagement), melodramatic, histrionic, showy, or affected
Expanded; in a state of inflation, of abnormally increased size, amount, etc.
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  1. Expanded; in a state of inflation, of abnormally increased size, amount, etc.
  2. Higher that the true figure
  3. (Figuratively) Containing excessive, meaningless words, particularly for show
Exceedingly lofty or exalted:
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  1. Exceedingly lofty or exalted:
  2. Highly pretentious or inflated:
  3. Extravagantly ambitious or aspiring
Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
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  1. Using high-flown, pompous, bombastic words and expressions
Of exaggerated importance; too heavily emphasized, hyped, etc.
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  1. Of exaggerated importance; too heavily emphasized, hyped, etc.
  2. Full of empty or pretentious language; bombastic:
  3. Past the stage of full bloom:
Characterized by or given to ostentation.
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  1. Characterized by or given to ostentation.
Of striking or attractive appearance
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  1. Of striking or attractive appearance
  2. Calling attention; flashy; standing out to the eye, often in such a way that is of low quality or little merit
  3. Making a striking or aesthetically pleasing display:
Having to do with or celebrated by a bishop or other high-ranking prelate
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  1. Having to do with or celebrated by a bishop or other high-ranking prelate
  2. Relating to, characteristic of, or suitable for a pontiff.
  3. Having the pomp, dignity, or dogmatism of a pontiff; sometimes, specif., arrogant or haughty
Conservative, conventional, old-fashioned, etc.
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  1. Conservative, conventional, old-fashioned, etc.
  2. Dull and boring:
  3. Poorly ventilated; having little fresh air; close
Alternative spelling of highfalutin.
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Characterized by excessive self-importance or affected grandeur; pompous:
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  1. Characterized by excessive self-importance or affected grandeur; pompous:
  2. Having grandeur or magnificence; imposing; impressive
  3. Seeming or trying to seem very important; pompous and showy
Given to frivolity or silliness.
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  1. Given to frivolity or silliness.
  2. Haughty; arrogant; condescending
  3. Pretentiously self-important; pompous.
Showing or betraying an attitude of superiority:
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  1. Showing or betraying an attitude of superiority:
  2. Claiming that or behaving as if one is important or deserving of merit when such is not the case:
  3. Making claims, explicit or implicit, to some distinction, importance, dignity, or excellence
Displaying exaggerated dignity or self-importance; pompous.
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  1. Displaying exaggerated dignity or self-importance; pompous.
  2. To be proud
Of or pertaining to puffs or puffiness; being pillow-like, exhibiting swelling, inflated
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  1. Of or pertaining to puffs or puffiness; being pillow-like, exhibiting swelling, inflated
  2. Speaking or writing in an exaggeratedly eloquent and self-important manner
  3. Puffed up; swollen; inflated
Having or showing an exaggerated opinion of one's own importance; pompous or officious
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  1. Having or showing an exaggerated opinion of one's own importance; pompous or officious
  2. Having, or behaving as if having, too high an opinion of one's own importance.
(US, informal) Self-important, pompous; arrogant or egotistical; tending to show off or hold oneself in unduly high regard.
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  1. (US, informal) Self-important, pompous; arrogant or egotistical; tending to show off or hold oneself in unduly high regard.
  2. Pompous or pretentious:
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