What does arrogant mean?

Definitions for arrogantˈær ə gənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word arrogant.

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"


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arrogant in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arrogant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Geoff Arbuthnot:

    Arrogant and right is surely better than humble and wrong.

  2. Arabic Proverb:

    What avails your wealth, if it makes you arrogant to the poor?

  3. Loachild:

    In this world, good people must do evil to avoid becoming arrogant

  4. Chris Urmson:

    For us to jump in and say that we can do this better, that's arrogant.

  5. Barack Obama:

    The guy is so arrogant, I bet he talks about himself in the third person.

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