Arrogant meaning

ărə-gənt
The definition of arrogant is someone who is full of self-worth or self-importance and who tells and shows that they have a feeling of superiority over others.

An example of arrogant is when a guy on a date brags about himself all night, acting like he is the best thing to ever happen to a woman.

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Having excessive pride in oneself, often with contempt for others.
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Full of or due to unwarranted pride and self-importance; overbearing; haughty.
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Having or displaying a sense of overbearing self-worth or self-importance.
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Marked by or arising from a feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others.

An arrogant contempt for the weak.

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Origin of arrogant

  • Middle English arrogaunt from Old French from Latin arrogāns arrogant- present participle of arrogāre to arrogate arrogate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French arrogant, from Latin arrogāns, present active participle of arrogō.

    From Wiktionary