arrogant arrogant  /ˈɛ rə ɡənt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Nicole may come across as arrogant, even irreverent, but when it comes to work, no one can hold a candle to her.
  2. Robin said sagely, "Arrogant folks, like angry folks, will make mistakes, will forget to think."

News

  1. Arden Gild to present Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado’

    One of the most popular and charming of Shakespeare's comedies, Much Ado About Nothing features Benedick, an arrogant and confirmed bachelor, and Beatrice, his favorite sparring partner. While Beatrice and Benedick hide their infatuation beneath witty barbs, young love blossoms as Hero and Claudio race to the altar. When the wicked Don John conspires to break up the wedding, will false ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Garnet Valley Press

  2. Weekend planner for May 17-19

    Nevada Opera presents Mozart’s opera “Don Giovanni,” at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Pioneer Center in downtown Reno. The story is based on Don Giovanni, a young, arrogant, sexually promiscuous nobleman who abuses and outrages everyone in the cast.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  3. On Chris Berman, Johnny Miller and why it matters who announces golf coverage

    You settle in to watch a little golf. You've got your beverage, your snacks, your feet up — relax, friend, this isn't playoff hockey — and then there's that voice. You know the one. That particular announcer whose every arrogant/ignorant/simpering … Continue reading ?
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Devil Ball Golf via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "I said to the Dutch Football Association two years ago that I was not going to this tournament just to take part in it," he said. "If I go somewhere, I want to win. People might think that's arrogant, but we have proven we can beat Brazil,...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: National

  2. "Instead of apologizing over trespassing by British forces, the world arrogant powers issue statements and deliver speeches," Ahmadinejad told the crowd celebrating the Persian New Year holiday, IRNA said.
    on Mar 31, 2007 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: USA Today

  3. "After looking at it I really thought it's not what I intended. I thought in looking at myself that I came across as arrogant," Cruise said.
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Tom Cruise Source: Reuters UK

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