- having an opinion.
- fanciful; whimsical.
Words nearby conceited
OTHER WORDS FROM conceitedcon·ceit·ed·ly, adverbcon·ceit·ed·ness, nounun·con·ceit·ed, adjectiveun·con·ceit·ed·ly, adverb
Definition for conceited (2 of 2)
- favorable opinion; esteem.
- personal opinion or estimation.
verb (used with object)
- to imagine.
- to conceive; apprehend.
Origin of conceit
Examples from the Web for conceited
He called her “a silly chattering windbag, an infernal liar, a conceited, gushing, rump-wagging, blethering ass.”
But he'd not like to see Ben or that conceited Robert put before him.Four Winds Farm|Mrs. Molesworth
Why, I am so conceited at the fact that you are going to marry me that I look down on every one else.Red Pottage|Mary Cholmondeley
When a conceited parvenu goes mad, his conceit is as mad as the rest of him.The Unpopular Review, Number 19|Various
A little forehead denoted obstinacy, wickedness, and weakness of intellect, yet conceited and given to mischief.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
Her beautiful face was praised to her many times, but no one yet had seen a conscious or conceited expression cross it.The Children of Wilton Chase|Mrs. L. T. Meade
British Dictionary definitions for conceited (1 of 2)
Derived forms of conceitedconceitedly, adverbconceitedness, noun
British Dictionary definitions for conceited (2 of 2)
- a witty expression
- fancy; imagination
- an idea