Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
arrogant

ar·ro·gant

arrogant

 
 
pronunciation:
ae r gnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having an attitude of inflated self-importance; haughty.
These wealthy and arrogant foreigners had lived in the country for years without attempting to learn a word of the native language.
 
synonyms:
egotistic, haughty, self-important
antonyms:
humble, meek, modest
similar words:
cavalier, conceited, domineering, lofty, overbearing, overconfident, overweening, pompous, pretentious, proud, self-assured, stuck-up, supercilious, uppity, vain
definition 2: of or pertaining to such an attitude.
The spoiled young prince was noted for his arrogant behavior.
synonyms:
imperious, overbearing, presumptuous, supercilious
antonyms:
modest
similar words:
cavalier, contemptuous, disdainful, domineering, high-handed, insolent, lordly, pompous, scornful, superior
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivation: arrogantly (adv.)
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature