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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Characterized by or exhibiting excessive vanity; boastful.
  • adj. Proceeding from vainglory.

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  • adj. With excessive vanity or unwarranted pride.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Feeling or indicating vainglory; elated by vanity; boastful.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Filled with vainglory; glorying in excess of one's own achievements; extravagantly elated; boastful; vaunting.
  • Indicating or proceeding from vainglory; founded on excessive vanity; boastful.

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

  • adj. feeling self-importance

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