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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-important, such as: arrogant, egotistical, pompous, bigheaded, big shot, and cocky.

How to use self-important in a sentence

  • And though we journalists can be a little self-important, we are not the only ones under surveillance.

  • Real Spike will never sound that self-important, no matter how artistic he gets.

    Spike Jonze’s Wild World | Caryn James | October 6, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • She was more self-important and self-assertive, and Zizi wondered if she had learned something definite against some suspect.

    In the Onyx Lobby | Carolyn Wells
  • A self-important postmaster, especially of a little town, like the political carpet-bagger, has no respect for ancient landmarks.

    The Old Pike | Thomas B. Searight
  • She could feel the cool air of the morning again, and hear the crowing of a self-important cock.

    Somehow Good | William de Morgan
  • After the division, the vain, self-important spirit of Ephraim broke out in a characteristic way.

  • “I saw the very same thing done,” added Tommy, with his usual self-important air.

    The Birthday Party | Oliver Optic

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