self-important

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Etymology[edit]

self- +‎ important

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self-important (comparative more self-important, superlative most self-important)

  1. Having, or behaving as if having, too high an opinion of one's own importance.
    The assistant manager was a self-important fellow who strutted about the office barking instructions.

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