Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “opinionated”


adjective     /əˈpɪn.jə.neɪ.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/ disapproving
describes someone who is certain about their beliefs , and who expresses their ideas strongly and often: He was opinionated and selfish , but undeniably clever .Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
(Definition of opinionated adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of opinionated

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Showing arrogance and conceit, but you might be interested in these topics from the Pride topic area:

More definitions for “opinionated”

Definitions of “opinionated” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


the skill or activity of preparing and cooking food

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More