- (African American Vernacular) Conceited, uppity.
1883, Mark Twain, chapter 58, in Life on the Mississippi:
- [T]he captains were very independent and airy—pretty ‘biggity,’ as Uncle Remus would say.
1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, chapter 33, in The House Behind The Cedars:
- "Oh, Jeff Wain!" returned the countryman slightingly; "yas, I knows 'im, an' don' know no good of 'im. One er dese yer biggity, braggin' niggers—talks lack he own de whole county."
- 1929, William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury, Folio Society 2016, p. 15:
- “Aint you talking biggity. I bet you better not let your grandmammy hear you talking like that.”
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