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English definition of “too big for your boots”

too big for your boots

UK (US too big for your britches) informal
behaving as if you are more important than you really are: He's been getting a bit too big for his boots since he got that promotion.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
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