- arrogance of power,
- arrow arum
Origin of arrogant
Examples from the Web for arrogant
Mizell called the Justice Department “arrogant” for bringing this frivolous case to the court.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era|Gary May|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Preening, arrogant, vindictive, and inexorable; awash with cash; corrupt; in bed with corporate America and big finance.Meet The Democrats’ Secret Savior Against Cuomo Corporatism|James Poulos|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He struck many people there, at the time, not in retrospect, as arrogant and cold.
All that would be tolerable if he were an arrogant jerk, or just plain dumb.Castro Street’s Hot Cop Is the Batman to Sexy Mug Shot Guy’s Joker|Itay Hod|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was arrogant,” he says, adding, “If you go along with the status quo in South Carolina, you can break the law with impunity.T-Rav: The Reality TV Star Running for Senate in South Carolina|Patricia Murphy|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I do not understand you, seigneur," rejoined Lodgard, while his features assumed an arrogant and scornful expression.The Bath Keepers, v.2 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume VIII)|Charles Paul de Kock
He had it in his power to wreck the husband of every arrogant, supercilious dame in the entire clique!Carmen Ariza|Charles Francis Stocking
Bess forgot to drink her tea, and only crumbled her cake while she secretly watched the arrogant girl.Nan Sherwood at Lakeview Hall|Annie Roe Carr
There is apt to be a shrinking away from duty, when the contest involves a conflict with arrogant power.
My very property was refused me with arrogant threats, for it was believed that I was to be put to the sword.The House of the Combrays|G. le Notre
Word Origin for arrogant
late 14c., from Old French arrogant (14c.), from Latin arrogantem (nominative arrogans) "assuming, overbearing, insolent," present participle of arrogare (see arrogance). Related: Arrogantly.