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English definition of “conceited”

conceited

adjective uk   /kənˈsiː.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/ disapproving
C2 too proud of yourself and your actions and abilities: Without wishing to sound conceited, I am the best salesperson in the company.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
conceitedly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
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