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English definition of “arrogant”


adjective     /ˈær.ə.ɡənt/ US  /ˈer-/
B2 unpleasantly proud and behaving as if you are more important than, or know more than, other people: I found him arrogant and rude.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting arrogance     /ˈær.ə.ɡəns/ US  /ˈer-/ noun [U] He has a self-confidence that is sometimes seen as arrogance.Saddening, shocking and upsetting arrogantly     /-li/ adverb The authorities had behaved arrogantly, she said.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
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