Arrogant Definition

ărə-gənt
adjective
Full of or due to unwarranted pride and self-importance; overbearing; haughty.
Webster's New World
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

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