He called her “a silly chattering windbag, an infernal liar, a conceited, gushing, rump-wagging, blethering ass.”
Why, I am so conceited at the fact that you are going to marry me that I look down on every one else.
Oh, above all things, don't be conceited, or I can't think of it.
I don't pretend to be in a class with you, sir; don't think I'm so conceited.
Dost thou mean to say I am conceited, little piece of impertinence?
conceited, vain, and disobedient, he afterwards came near wrecking the cause which he had ambitiously embraced.
I don't say your judgment is bad, friend Hank, or that you are so vulgar as to be conceited.
I beg your pardon,” said I, “if I was frothy and conceited, it ill becomes a child like me to be so.
He had revelled in the tale of Chum's wickedness; he had adored him for being so conceited.
He got conceited afterwards and slept on my bed till kicked off by Ben Abdi.
c.1600, "having an overweening opinion of oneself" (short for self-conceited, 1590s); earlier "having intelligence" (1540s); past participle adjective from conceit (q.v.).
late 14c., "something formed in the mind, thought, notion," from conceiven (see conceive) based on analogy of deceit and receipt. Sense evolved from "something formed in the mind," to "fanciful or witty notion" (1510s), to "vanity" (c.1600) through shortening of self-conceit (1580s).