or big·ge·ty

[ big-i-tee ]
/ ˈbɪg ɪ ti /

adjective Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.

conceited or self-important.

Nearby words

  1. biggety,
  2. biggie,
  3. biggin,
  4. bigging,
  5. biggish,
  6. biggs,
  7. biggs, e. power,
  8. biggy,
  9. bighead,
  10. bighorn

Origin of biggity

1875–80; big1 + -ity suffix of unclear orig., perhaps containing -y1; cf. uppity Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for biggity

  • Ole man Gully wus de biggites creetur you evr seed; he jes nachilly so biggity he fuse ter do er lick er wurk.

    Bypaths in Dixie|Sarah Johnson Cocke
  • Dis make Brer Wolf feel mighty good, en he tuck'n stick he han's in he pocket en strut 'roun' dar en look monst'us biggity.

    Nights With Uncle Remus|Joel Chandler Harris