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  • as inboastful
  • as incocky
  • as incocksure
  • as inconceited
  • as inself-important
  • as invain

synonyms for swollen-headed

  • arrogant
  • bombastic
  • cocky
  • exultant
  • pompous
  • pretentious
  • big
  • big-headed
  • conceited
  • crowing
  • egotistic
  • egotistical
  • full of hot air
  • highfalutin
  • hot stuff
  • know-it-all
  • loudmouth
  • on ego trip
  • puffed-up
  • self-aggrandizing
  • self-applauding
  • smart-alecky
  • snooty
  • strutting
  • stuck-up
  • swaggering
  • swanky
  • too big for one's britches
  • vainglorious
  • vaunting
  • windbag

antonyms for swollen-headed

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  • humble
  • modest
  • deprecating
  • diffident
  • humble
  • meek
  • modest
  • self-conscious
  • shy
  • timid
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    How to use swollen-headed in a sentence

    But he forgot the stagnant town, the bald-headed man at the club window, the organ and "The Manola."
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    But the nasty part of the whole thing was, that Haggard had won eleven thousand pounds from a weak-headed boy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    A huge piece of black court plaister hid the wound on his swollen lip, a cup of tisane stood upon the table.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    The pig-headed prowler I saw, with my pompon missing from his shoe, and his bonne amie wearing the stolen ring.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    She wondered if he would take his youth in his bald-headed season, like the self-made American millionaire.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    They divested themselves of their coats and vests, and, bare-headed, each advanced to receive his weapon.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    No, he was a hard-headed Scotchman, full of ability and work, and as a railway manager stood at the top of the ladder.
    FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
    A big touring car stood in the narrow lane, headed toward the broad highway from which Jessie and Amy had come.
    THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
    He was a narrow-headed man with frail-looking sloped shoulders and a thin triangle of face.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    The future Emperor saw at a glance that this small, stout, bald-headed young man had qualities which few others possessed.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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