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Definition of "arrogant" []

  • Having or displaying a sense of overbearing self-worth or self-importance. (adjective)
  • Marked by or arising from a feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others: an arrogant contempt for the weak. See Synonyms at proud. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "arrogant" in a sentence
  • "But instead his posture was as erect as ever, his expression arrogant and aloof, and the body that should have looked soft and pale was even more toned after months behind bars."
  • "I would not describe myself as an arrogant nerd, I prefer the term arrogant geek ...and on that bombshell"
  • "Obama the arrogant is a very small man not fit to be president."