Definitions for overweeningˈoʊ vərˈwi nɪŋ
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excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening(adj)
unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
"extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed"
"had a witty but overweening manner"; "no idea how overweening he would be"- S.V.Benet; "getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down"- NY Times
An excessively high opinion of oneself or one's abilities; presumption, arrogance.
Unduly confident; arrogant; presumptuous; conceited.
She wins one modeling contest in Montana and suddenly she's overweening.
Translations for overweening
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- arrogant, überheblich, eingebildet, anmaßendGerman
- arrogant, confiantFrench
- zelfverzekerd, arrogantDutch
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