[ swel-hed ]
/ ˈswɛlˌhɛd /
a vain or arrogant person.
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OTHER WORDS FROM swellheadswell·head·ed, adjectiveswell·head·ed·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for swell-headed
Only don't get swell-headed enough to think you're a man, agin.Flying U Ranch|B. M. Bower
"So here's our swell-headed crook of an engineer butting in again," he sneered.The Iron Furrow|George C. Shedd
He was dead sure he, for one, wasn't going to make a fool of himself over any swell-headed politician.Lonesome Land|B. M. Bower