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biggity

or big·ge·ty

[big-i-tee]
adjective Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. conceited or self-important.
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Origin of biggity

1875–80; big1 + -ity suffix of unclear orig., perhaps containing -y1; cf. uppity
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Historical Examples of biggity

  • 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

  • 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

  • An twas one er dem same black, biggity Langshans dat ole man Gullys hant come back inter.

    Bypaths in Dixie

    Sarah Johnson Cocke