vainglorious[vān glôr′ē əs]
- boastfully vain and proud of oneself
- showing or characterized by boastful vanity
Origin: L Middle English vanegloreous from Midieval Latin vaniglorius: see vainglory
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- Characterized by or exhibiting excessive vanity; boastful.
- Proceeding from vainglory.
- vain·gloˈri·ous·ly adverb
- vain·gloˈri·ous·ness noun