Thesaurus / puffed-up
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He is nothing but a puffed-up balloon, held down by his big feet.

Acres of DiamondsRussell H. Conwell

He wanted very much to tell Raymond that he was a little grouch and Weir that he looked like a puffed-up toad.

And we are hard-headed Yankees at our bargainings; many a puffed-up celebrity loses his puffiness at our doors!

And yet she was never conceited or puffed-up, as some good-looking and accomplished people are apt to be.

You know what a puffed-up man he is, and how easily you can cause his vanity to take the alarm.

Our Mutual FriendCharles Dickens

There will therefore be a greater number of puffed-up people in England now than ever.

"I like those ambitious girls who are not puffed-up with vanity," she said to Mr. Steele.

Helen Grant's SchooldaysAmanda M. Douglas

"One remarks the puffed-up parvenue," whispered Frau von Morien.

He was not afraid to defy the Rabbis, the learned, and the puffed-up.

Carmen ArizaCharles Francis Stocking

He had the puffed-up air of a rich man knowing his own importance.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.