Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In an arrogant manner; with undue pride or self-importance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an arrogant manner; with undue pride or self-importance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an arrogant manner; with undue pride and contempt of others; with haughty presumption.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an arrogant manner

Etymologies

arrogant +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The problem is, of course, that as networks become less neutral our virtual household turns into a public space where police, advertisers and just about anyone strolls in arrogantly and takes a peak.

    AT&T and Other I.S.P.’s May Be Getting Ready to Filter - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Jack sighed lustily, then shifted to move over her, one elbow planted on either side, his expression arrogantly commanding.

    A Lady of Expectations

  • They had, in short, arrogantly formed another Council of Boskone, which had no real power but which served to make their ambitions seem logical and real.

    The Dragon Lensman

  • I believe that behind all the truths which we can learn from a study of political science (such as the economic forces behind apparently ideologically motivated events, the structure of capitalist societies, etc., etc.) is something even deeper and more widespread, namely the arrogantly anthropocentric view of life which leads mankind to exploit Nature instead of respecting and harmonizing with Nature.

    Address To The International Meeting Of Writers

  • A fitful breeze stirred the pale foliage over her head, now and then showering her with pink petals from the lingering blossoms; from beneath her rose the damp sweet fragrance of soft earth and green grass, nearby a meadow-lark sang plaintively; somewhere a robin called arrogantly to his mate in the nest; from the valley, stretching below the sloping orchard, a violet mist lifted.

    Red-Robin

  • Government 'arrogantly' failed to consult over detention centre, says Coalition THE Coalition has accused the government of "arrogantly" failing to consult with a South Australian community that will soon host hundreds of asylum-seekers.

    The Australian | News |

  • Loneliness and sense of rejection schedules. develop from seeking and expecting meekly or rejecting This is why family members weren't in dilemma arrogantly due to our narrowness!

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  • I enjoyed it when I was watching it, but thinking on it you're right about it being a string of set pieces, and yup, Kirk comes across as the kind of arrogantly rash attention-seeker who would be offed in the first reel of a teen slasher movie.

    Star Trek

  • But according to the senior Israeli source, Sarkozy fears that Obama might "arrogantly" ignore the other members of this front and open a direct dialogue with Iran without preconditions.

    Le Bizarro Monde

  • This is feature-like material rather than hard news, but it does elicit the intelligence that Haji Mullah was "arrogantly" so we are told "dismissive about the British presence in his country."

    Archive 2007-02-01

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