swollen head Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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swollen headnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   (US usually also swelled head)
If someone has a ​swollenhead, that ​personthinks they are more ​intelligent and more ​important than they really are: Don't ​compliment him any more, or he'll get a ​swollenhead.
adjective uk   /ˌswəʊ.lənˈhed.ɪd/  us   /ˌswoʊ-/ informal disapproving
(Definition of swollen head from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “swollen head”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自命不凡,自负,神气活现…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自命不凡,自負,神氣活現…
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