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Definition of "conceited" []

  • Holding or characterized by an unduly high opinion of oneself; vain. (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 "conceited" in a sentence
  • ""I am not what you call conceited enough for that, but I would like to believe that I might have a kind word or two on my own account.""
  • ""It is foolish of them," said Johannes, "unless it is when a boy is what you call conceited and self-satisfied, and thinks that he is a man too soon.""
  • "The word "conceited" has been used to describe him."