Definitions for arrogantˈær ə gənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ar•ro•gantˈær ə gənt(adj.)

  1. making claims or pretensions to superior importance or rights.

  2. characterized by or proceeding from arrogance:

    arrogant claims.

Origin of arrogant:

1350–1400; ME < L arrogant-, s. of arro-gāns, orig. prp. of arrogāre. See arrogate

ar′ro•gant•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrogant, chesty, self-important(adj)

    having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride

    "an arrogant official"; "arrogant claims"; "chesty as a peacock"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. arrogant(adjective)ˈær ə gənt

    believing you are better than others

    He seemed a little arrogant.; arrogant comments; She arrogantly assumed she would win.

Wiktionary

  1. arrogant(Adjective)

    Given to arrogating; having excessive pride in oneself, often with contempt for others.

  2. Origin: From arrogant, from arrogans, present active participle of arrogo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arrogant(adj)

    making, or having the disposition to make, exorbitant claims of rank or estimation; giving one's self an undue degree of importance; assuming; haughty; -- applied to persons

  2. Arrogant(adj)

    containing arrogance; marked with arrogance; proceeding from undue claims or self-importance; -- applied to things; as, arrogant pretensions or behavior


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

arrogant(adjective)

extremely proud; thinking that one is much more important than other people.

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