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synonyms for stuck-upness

  • big head
  • cockiness
  • immodesty
  • large hat size
  • swelled-headedness
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How to use stuck-upness in a sentence

He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
If it be taken from others 'tis like plums stuck upon blackthorns; there they are for a while, but they come to nothing.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
You see, I stuck to him like a log to a root, but for the first week or so 'twant no use—not a bit.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The portmanteau was the sign of youth and progress; old-fashioned people stuck to the carpet bag.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
You are not the first that has picked up my hints, and stuck fast in their execution.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
After another solemn inspection of Aristide, he stuck a pair of gold-rimmed glasses on his fleshy nose and perused the documents.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Amy actually almost fell out of the window again, and stuck out her tongue like an impudent urchin.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
The old dog stuck to her like a burr, and she had not the heart to take up a stick to enforce obedience.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Carlson went to his desk, sat down, stuck a slim cigar in his well formed lips.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
I wisht you'd stuck the 'Merican flag on the machine, some'rs, but I won't stop fer that now.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STUCK-UPNESS

  • big head
  • cockiness
  • immodesty
  • large hat size
  • stuck-upness
  • swelled-headedness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.