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Meaning of VAINGLORIOUS

Pronunciation:  veyn'glowreeus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  feeling self-importance; "too big for his britches"; "had a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride"
 

VAINGLORIOUS is a 12 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: big, proud, swelled
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vain`glo"ri*ous\, a.
Feeling or indicating vainglory; elated by vanity; boastful.
``Arrogant and vainglorious expression.'' --Sir M. Hale. --
{Vain`glo"ri*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Vain`glo"ri*ous*ness}, n.

 

 

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