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  • 1 creído

    adj.
    vain, arrogant, self-satisfied, conceited.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: creer.
    * * *
    1→ link=creer creer
    1 arrogant, vain, conceited
    \
    ser un creído,-a to be full of oneself
    * * *
    creído, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=engreído) conceited
    2) (=crédulo) credulous, trusting
    2.
    SM / F
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] ( engreído) conceited
    b) [ser] (Arg) ( crédulo) gullible
    * * *
    = conceited, stuck-up, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex. Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex. I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] ( engreído) conceited
    b) [ser] (Arg) ( crédulo) gullible
    * * *
    = conceited, stuck-up, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex: Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex: I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.

    * * *
    creído -da
    1 [ SER] (engreído) conceited
    2 [ ESTAR]
    (confiado, convencido): está creído (de) que va a ganar he's convinced o quite sure he's going to win, he's very confident of victory
    3 [ SER] ( Arg) (crédulo) gullible
    * * *

    Del verbo creer: ( conjugate creer)

    creído es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    creer    
    creído
    creer ( conjugate creer) verbo intransitivo
    a) (tener fe, aceptar como verdad) to believe;

    creído en algo/algn to believe in sth/sb;
    ¿me crees? do you believe me?

    b) (pensar, juzgar) to think;

    ¿tú crees? do you think so?;

    no creo I don't think so;
    no creas, es bastante difícil believe me, it's quite hard
    verbo transitivo


    aunque no lo creas believe it or not;
    ¡no lo puedo creído! I don't believe it!;
    ¡ya lo creo! of course!
    b) (pensar, juzgar) to think;

    creo que sí/creo que no I think so/I don't think so;

    creo que va a llover I think it's going to rain;
    no la creo capaz I do not think she is capable;
    se cree que el incendio fue provocado the fire is thought to have been started deliberately;
    no lo creí necesario I didn't think it necessary;
    no creo que pueda ir I doubt if o I don't think I'll be able to go;
    creí oír un ruido I thought I heard a noise;
    creo recordar que … I seem to remember that …
    creerse verbo pronominal




    ¿quién se creídoá que es? who does he think he is?
    c) (CS fam) ( estimarse superior) to think one is special (o great etc)

    d) (Méx) ( fiarse) creídose de algn to trust sb

    creído
    ◊ -da adjetivo [ser] ( engreído) conceited

    creer
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (suponer) to think: ¿crees que está implicado?, do you think he's involved?
    creo que sí/no, I think so/don't think so
    ya lo creo, of course
    2 (tener fe, confianza) to believe: créeme, believe me
    te creo, I believe you
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 Rel to believe [en, in]
    cree en los marcianos, he believes in Martians
    2 (tener confianza) to trust: mi padre cree en mí, my father trusts me
    creído,-a
    I adjetivo arrogant, vain, conceited
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino big head

    ' creído' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    creerse
    - creída
    - pero
    English:
    bighead
    - bigheaded
    - cocksure
    - never
    - stuck-up
    - big
    * * *
    creído, -a Fam
    adj
    conceited;
    se lo tiene muy creído he's very full of himself, Br he really fancies himself
    nm,f
    es un creído he's a bighead
    * * *
    I partcreer
    II adj conceited
    * * *
    creído, -da adj
    1) fam : conceited
    2) : confident, sure
    * * *
    creído adj cocky

    Spanish-English dictionary > creído

  • 2 egotista

    adj.
    1 egotist, one who talks too much of himself.
    2 egotistic, egotistical, conceited, narcissistic.
    f. & m.
    1 egotist, boastful person, conceited person, egomaniac.
    2 selfish person, egotist, egoist.
    * * *
    1 egotistic, egotistical
    1 egotist
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ egotistical, egotist
    2.
    * * *
    = egotistical, egotistic, egotist.
    Ex. Some critics have portrayed Christopher Columbus as egotistical, inept, brutal, and even sadistic.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. One nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people.
    * * *
    = egotistical, egotistic, egotist.

    Ex: Some critics have portrayed Christopher Columbus as egotistical, inept, brutal, and even sadistic.

    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: One nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people.

    * * *
    egotistic, egotistical
    egotist
    * * *
    adj
    egotistic, egotistical
    nmf
    egotist
    * * *
    : egotistic, egotistical, conceited
    : egotist, conceited person

    Spanish-English dictionary > egotista

  • 3 egoísta

    adj.
    selfish, egocentric, egoistic, egoistical.
    f. & m.
    selfish person, egoist, self-seeker.
    * * *
    1 selfish, egoistic, egoistical
    1 egoist, selfish person
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ egoistical, selfish
    2.
    SMF egoist, selfish person
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo selfish, egotistic

    no seas egoistón — (fam) don't be mean (colloq)

    II
    masculino y femenino (Psic) egotist
    * * *
    = selfish, egoistic, egotistical, egoist, self-serving, self-focusing, self-focused, egotistic, egotist.
    Ex. Like little children they're selfish, demanding, and dependent.
    Ex. Idealistic theoretical slogans abound but an egoistic, suspicious and lax attitude on the part of decision makers towards resource sharing has not been overcome.
    Ex. Some critics have portrayed Christopher Columbus as egotistical, inept, brutal, and even sadistic.
    Ex. Hypocrites are generally regarded as morally-corrupt, cynical egoists who consciously and deliberately deceive others in order to further their own interests.
    Ex. At the same time he warns against self-serving marketing.
    Ex. We can all do the same for each other provided we have discovered how to talk in a way that gets beyond the self-focusing use of literature.
    Ex. In either case we are making use of the book for our own ends: our reading has become self-focused.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. One nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people.
    ----
    * de modo egoísta = selfishly.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo selfish, egotistic

    no seas egoistón — (fam) don't be mean (colloq)

    II
    masculino y femenino (Psic) egotist
    * * *
    = selfish, egoistic, egotistical, egoist, self-serving, self-focusing, self-focused, egotistic, egotist.

    Ex: Like little children they're selfish, demanding, and dependent.

    Ex: Idealistic theoretical slogans abound but an egoistic, suspicious and lax attitude on the part of decision makers towards resource sharing has not been overcome.
    Ex: Some critics have portrayed Christopher Columbus as egotistical, inept, brutal, and even sadistic.
    Ex: Hypocrites are generally regarded as morally-corrupt, cynical egoists who consciously and deliberately deceive others in order to further their own interests.
    Ex: At the same time he warns against self-serving marketing.
    Ex: We can all do the same for each other provided we have discovered how to talk in a way that gets beyond the self-focusing use of literature.
    Ex: In either case we are making use of the book for our own ends: our reading has become self-focused.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: One nice thing about egotists is that they don't talk about other people.
    * de modo egoísta = selfishly.

    * * *
    selfish, egoistic, egotistic
    no seas egoistón ( fam); don't be mean ( colloq)
    ( Psic) egoist, egotist
    es una egoísta she is very selfish
    * * *

     

    egoísta adjetivo
    selfish, egotistic
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino (Psic) egotist;

    egoísta
    I adjetivo egoistic, selfish
    II mf egoist, selfish person

    ' egoísta' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    buitre
    - interesada
    - interesado
    - acaparador
    - mezquindad
    - puro
    - volver
    English:
    ax
    - axe
    - egoist
    - possessive
    - selfish
    - unselfish
    * * *
    adj
    egoistic, selfish;
    ¡mira que eres egoísta! you're so selfish!;
    era muy egoísta con sus hermanos he was very selfish towards his brothers and sisters
    nmf
    egotist, selfish person;
    ser un egoísta to be very selfish, to be an egotist
    * * *
    I adj selfish, egoistic
    II m/f egoist
    * * *
    : selfish, egoistic
    : egoist, selfish person
    * * *
    egoísta1 adj selfish
    egoísta2 n selfish person

    Spanish-English dictionary > egoísta

  • 4 engreído

    adj.
    vain, cocky, proud, bigheaded.
    f. & m.
    swell-headed person, conceited person, swellhead.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: engreír.
    * * *
    1 vain, conceited, stuck-up
    * * *
    engreído, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=vanidoso) vain, stuck-up *
    2) LAm (=afectuoso) affectionate; (=mimado) spoiled, spoilt
    2.
    SM / F bighead *, spoiled brat
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( vanidoso) conceited, bigheaded (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled*
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( vanidoso) bighead (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled* brat
    * * *
    = conceited, self-inflated, stuck-up, self-important, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], high-blown, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex. library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex. He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex. Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex. In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex. It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex. Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex. The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex. The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex. I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( vanidoso) conceited, bigheaded (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled*
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( vanidoso) bighead (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled* brat
    * * *
    = conceited, self-inflated, stuck-up, self-important, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], high-blown, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex: library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex: He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex: Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex: In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex: It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex: Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex: The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex: The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex: I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.

    * * *
    engreído1 -da
    1 (vanidoso, presumido) conceited, bigheaded ( colloq)
    2 ( Per) (mimado) spoiled*
    engreído2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    1 (vanidoso) bighead ( colloq)
    2 ( Per) (mimado) spoiled* brat
    * * *

    Del verbo engreír: ( conjugate engreír)

    engreído es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    engreído    
    engreír
    engreído
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) ( vanidoso) conceited, bigheaded (colloq)

    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled( conjugate spoiled)

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    a) ( vanidoso) bighead (colloq)

    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled brat

    engreído,-a adjetivo conceited
    ' engreído' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    además
    - cambio
    - corte
    - engreída
    - estiramiento
    - fatua
    - fatuo
    - parecer
    - ufana
    - ufano
    - creído
    - pituco
    - presumido
    - sobrado
    English:
    bighead
    - bigheaded
    - cocksure
    - fatuous
    - self-important
    - smug
    - toffee-nosed
    - conceited
    - puffed
    - self
    * * *
    engreído, -a
    adj
    1. [creído] conceited, full of one's own importance
    2. Perú [mimado] spoiled
    nm,f
    1. [creído] conceited person;
    ser un engreído to be very conceited
    2. Perú [mimado]
    ser un engreído to be spoiled
    * * *
    adj conceited
    * * *
    engreído, -da adj
    presumido, vanidoso: vain, conceited, stuck-up

    Spanish-English dictionary > engreído

  • 5 presumido

    adj.
    conceited, arrogant, vain, assuming.
    f. & m.
    conceited person, swell-headed person, vain person, poseur.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: presumir.
    * * *
    1 (arrogante) conceited; (en el vestir) vain
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (arrogante) conceited person; (en el vestir) vain person
    * * *
    (f. - presumida)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ (=creído) conceited; (=coqueto) vain
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( engreído) conceited, full of oneself; ( arrogante) arrogant
    b) ( coqueto) vain
    * * *
    = conceited, smug, presumptuous, self-important, high-blown, hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], poseur.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. A little later in the same document, in a passage dealing in a rather smug way with the then infant county libraries we read that the purpose of such libraries should be to relieve the tedium of idle hours quite irrespective of intellectual profit or educational gain.
    Ex. Many feel that it is presumptuous to think that a 150- to 250-word abstract can carry enough information from a well-written 3,000-word paper to be of much use except as a guide.
    Ex. He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex. In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex. It's the kind of barn where you can learn to ride without feeling mocked or like some hoity-toities are looking down their nose at you.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. This is an interesting little town wholly populated by poseurs and backpackers with a few salty sea dogs thrown in for good measure.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( engreído) conceited, full of oneself; ( arrogante) arrogant
    b) ( coqueto) vain
    * * *
    = conceited, smug, presumptuous, self-important, high-blown, hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], poseur.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: A little later in the same document, in a passage dealing in a rather smug way with the then infant county libraries we read that the purpose of such libraries should be to relieve the tedium of idle hours quite irrespective of intellectual profit or educational gain.
    Ex: Many feel that it is presumptuous to think that a 150- to 250-word abstract can carry enough information from a well-written 3,000-word paper to be of much use except as a guide.
    Ex: He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex: In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex: It's the kind of barn where you can learn to ride without feeling mocked or like some hoity-toities are looking down their nose at you.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: This is an interesting little town wholly populated by poseurs and backpackers with a few salty sea dogs thrown in for good measure.

    * * *
    1 (engreído) conceited, full of oneself; (arrogante) arrogant
    2 (coqueto) vain
    * * *

     

    Del verbo presumir: ( conjugate presumir)

    presumido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    presumido    
    presumir
    presumido
    ◊ -da adjetivo


    ( arrogante) arrogant

    presumir ( conjugate presumir) verbo intransitivo
    to show off;
    presumido DE algo ‹ de dinero› ( hablando) to boast o brag about sth;
    ( enseñándolo) to flash sth around;

    verbo transitivo: se presume una reacción violenta there is likely to be a violent reaction;
    era de presumido occurriría it was quite predictable what would happen
    presumido,-a
    I adjetivo vain
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino vain person, familiar poser
    presumir
    I vtr (sospechar) to predict, suppose
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 (de una cualidad) to fancy oneself as: presume de listo, he thinks he's very smart
    2 (de una posesión) to boast [de, about]: le gusta presumir de coche, he likes to show off his car

    ' presumido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    presumida
    - presuntuosa
    - presuntuoso
    - autosuficiente
    - vanidoso
    English:
    overconfident
    - toffee-nosed
    - vain
    - self
    * * *
    presumido, -a
    adj
    1. [jactancioso]
    ser presumido to be a show-off
    2. [vanidoso] vain
    nm,f
    1. [jactancioso] show-off
    2. [vanidoso]
    ser un presumido to be vain
    * * *
    I adj
    1 ( creído) conceited
    2 ( coqueto) vain
    II m, presumida f bighead
    * * *
    presumido, -da adj
    vanidoso: conceited, vain
    * * *
    presumido adj vain

    Spanish-English dictionary > presumido

  • 6 presuntuoso

    adj.
    1 conceited, arrogant, assuming, vain.
    2 pompous, highfaluting, lavish, highfalutin.
    m.
    self-conceited person, snob.
    * * *
    1 (presumido) conceited, vain; (arrogante) presumptuous
    * * *
    ADJ (=vanidoso) conceited, presumptuous; (=pretencioso) pretentious
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo conceited, vain
    * * *
    = conceited, pompous, presumptuous, immodest, pretentious, stuck-up, hyfoluted, high-blown, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], poseur, cocksure, big-headed, portentous.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. Many feel that it is presumptuous to think that a 150- to 250-word abstract can carry enough information from a well-written 3,000-word paper to be of much use except as a guide.
    Ex. The author reviews an article by Tom Eadie, ' Immodest proposals: user instruction for students does not work'.
    Ex. Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex. library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex. I can believe that changing the logo broke some hyfoluted view ofthe library.
    Ex. In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex. It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex. Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex. The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex. It's the kind of barn where you can learn to ride without feeling mocked or like some hoity-toities are looking down their nose at you.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. This is an interesting little town wholly populated by poseurs and backpackers with a few salty sea dogs thrown in for good measure.
    Ex. The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex. I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.
    Ex. He is described in the play as a "rather portentous man in his middle fifties but rather provincial in his speech'.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo conceited, vain
    * * *
    = conceited, pompous, presumptuous, immodest, pretentious, stuck-up, hyfoluted, high-blown, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], poseur, cocksure, big-headed, portentous.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex: Many feel that it is presumptuous to think that a 150- to 250-word abstract can carry enough information from a well-written 3,000-word paper to be of much use except as a guide.
    Ex: The author reviews an article by Tom Eadie, ' Immodest proposals: user instruction for students does not work'.
    Ex: Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex: library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex: I can believe that changing the logo broke some hyfoluted view ofthe library.
    Ex: In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex: It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex: Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex: The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex: It's the kind of barn where you can learn to ride without feeling mocked or like some hoity-toities are looking down their nose at you.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: This is an interesting little town wholly populated by poseurs and backpackers with a few salty sea dogs thrown in for good measure.
    Ex: The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex: I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.
    Ex: He is described in the play as a "rather portentous man in his middle fifties but rather provincial in his speech'.

    * * *
    conceited, vain
    * * *

    presuntuoso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    conceited, vain
    presuntuoso,-a adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino
    1 (presumido) vain, conceited
    2 (pretencioso) pretentious, showy

    ' presuntuoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chula
    - chulo
    - presuntuosa
    - suficiente
    - ufana
    - ufano
    English:
    bumptious
    - immodest
    - jumped up
    - pompous
    - pretentious
    - upstart
    - conceited
    * * *
    presuntuoso, -a
    adj
    [vanidoso] conceited; [pretencioso] pretentious
    nm,f
    conceited person
    * * *
    adj conceited
    * * *
    presuntuoso, -sa adj
    : conceited
    * * *
    presuntuoso adj boastful

    Spanish-English dictionary > presuntuoso

  • 7 satisfecho de uno mismo

    (adj.) = complacently, complacent, self-complacent
    Ex. Please do not sit there complacently and think superior thoughs about public librarians.
    Ex. Children's librarians must develop their work and not become complacent = Los bibliotecarios encargados de las secciones infantiles deben continuar desarrollando su trabajo y no dormirse en los laureles.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    * * *
    (adj.) = complacently, complacent, self-complacent

    Ex: Please do not sit there complacently and think superior thoughs about public librarians.

    Ex: Children's librarians must develop their work and not become complacent = Los bibliotecarios encargados de las secciones infantiles deben continuar desarrollando su trabajo y no dormirse en los laureles.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.

    Spanish-English dictionary > satisfecho de uno mismo

  • 8 vanidoso

    adj.
    1 vain, braggart, boastful, arrogant.
    2 arrogant, godlike, swellheaded.
    m.
    show-off, fatuous person, swellhead.
    * * *
    1 vain, conceited
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 vain person
    * * *
    (f. - vanidosa)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ vain, conceited
    * * *
    I
    - sa adjetivo ( presumido) vain, conceited; ( en cuanto al aspecto físico) vain
    II
    - sa masculino, femenino

    es un vanidosohe's so vain o conceited

    * * *
    = conceited, boastful, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], big-headed.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. The main character displays a boastful attitude that smacks of hubris in the extreme.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.
    * * *
    I
    - sa adjetivo ( presumido) vain, conceited; ( en cuanto al aspecto físico) vain
    II
    - sa masculino, femenino

    es un vanidosohe's so vain o conceited

    * * *
    = conceited, boastful, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], big-headed.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: The main character displays a boastful attitude that smacks of hubris in the extreme.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.

    * * *
    vanidoso1 -sa
    (presumido) vain, conceited, proud; (en cuanto al aspecto físico) vain
    los éxitos profesionales lo han vuelto vanidoso his professional success has made him vain o conceited o proud, his professional success has gone to o turned his head
    vanidoso2 -sa
    masculine, feminine
    peacock ( liter)
    es un vanidoso he's so vain o conceited
    * * *

    vanidoso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo ( presumido) vain, conceited;


    ( en cuanto al aspecto físico) vain
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino:
    es un vanidoso he's so vain o conceited

    vanidoso,-a adj pey vain, conceited

    ' vanidoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    vana
    - vanidosa
    - vano
    - engreído
    English:
    conceited
    - self-conceited
    - vain
    * * *
    vanidoso, -a
    adj
    vain, conceited
    nm,f
    vain o conceited person;
    es un vanidoso he's vain o conceited
    * * *
    adj conceited, vain
    * * *
    vanidoso, -sa adj
    presumido: vain, conceited
    * * *
    vanidoso adj vain

    Spanish-English dictionary > vanidoso

  • 9 narcisista

    adj.
    narcissistic, egotistic, self-worshipping.
    f. & m.
    narcissist.
    * * *
    1 narcissistic
    1 narcissist
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo narcissistic
    II
    masculino y femenino narcissist
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo narcissistic
    II
    masculino y femenino narcissist
    * * *
    narcisista1

    Ex: She is nothing but a narcissist that wants to hang out with the so-called big wheels in this city.

    narcisista2

    Ex: The third type of interpretation also embodies delicacy, but a kind that resembles narcissistic similitude and involution, with even suggestions of unisexuality.

    * * *
    narcissistic
    narcissist
    * * *
    adj
    narcissistic
    nmf
    narcissist
    * * *
    adj narcissistic
    * * *
    : narcissistic
    : narcissist

    Spanish-English dictionary > narcisista

  • 10 ombliguismo

    m.
    navel-gazing.
    * * *
    ( pey)
    self-absorption
    * * *
    Pey egotistic self-centredness

    Spanish-English dictionary > ombliguismo

  • 11 egoísta

    • egoist
    • egoistic
    • egoistical
    • egomaniacal
    • egotist
    • egotistic
    • egotistical
    • self-castigation
    • self-centered person
    • self-centeredness
    • self-centredness
    • self-concept theory
    • self-confessed
    • self-insurer
    • self-interrupted
    • self-scrutiny
    • self-seeking
    • self-service shop
    • self-shielding
    • selfheal
    • selfish
    • selfish love
    • selfish position

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > egoísta

  • 12 egomaníaco

    • egomaniac
    • egomaniacal
    • egotistic
    • narcissism
    • narcissistically
    • self-castigation
    • self-centered person

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > egomaníaco

  • 13 egotista

    • egoist
    • egoistic
    • egoistical
    • egotist
    • egotistic
    • egotistical

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > egotista

  • 14 egomaníaco

    adj.
    egomaniacal, egocentric, egotistic, narcissistic.
    m.
    egomaniac, self-worshiper.

    Spanish-English dictionary > egomaníaco

См. также в других словарях:

  • Egotistic — E go*tis tic, Egotistical E go*tis tic*al, a. Addicted to, or manifesting, egotism; having an exaggerated view of one s own importance or good qualities. Syn: egotistic; narcissistic; self loving; conceited; vain; self important; opinionated.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • egotistic — index inflated (vain), orgulous, presumptuous, supercilious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • egotistic — / egoistic [adj] thinking very highly of oneself affected, aloof, autocratic, boastful, boasting, bragging, conceited, egocentric, egomaniacal, haughty, individualistic, inflated, inner directed, intimate, intrinsic, introverted, isolated,… …   New thesaurus

  • egotistic — [[t]i͟ːgətɪ̱stɪk, e̱g [/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) (The form egotistical is also used.) Someone who is egotistic or egotistical behaves selfishly and thinks they are more important than other people. Susan and Deborah share an intensely selfish …   English dictionary

  • egotistic — (= egoistic), adjective Archie s egotistic lifestyle has alienated many people over the years Syn: self centered, selfish, egocentric, egomaniacal, self interested, self seeking, self absorbed, narcissistic, vain, conceited, self important;… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • egotistic — egotism ► NOUN ▪ the quality of being excessively conceited or absorbed in oneself. DERIVATIVES egotist noun egotistic adjective egotistical adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • egotistic — adjective see egotism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • egotistic — egotistically, adv. /ee geuh tis tik, eg euh /, adj. 1. pertaining to or characterized by egotism. 2. given to talking about oneself; vain; boastful; opinionated. 3. indifferent to the well being of others; selfish. Also, egotistical. [1855 60;… …   Universalium

  • egotistic — adjective a) Egotistical. b) Egoistic. See Also: egotist, egotism …   Wiktionary

  • egotistic — Synonyms and related words: acquisitive, ambitious for self, autistic, boastful, careerist, cocky, conceited, egocentric, egocentristic, egoistic, egomaniacal, egotistical, grasping, greedy, individualistic, inflated, narcissan, narcissine,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • egotistic — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Centered in self] Syn. egoistic, self centered, egocentric, personal, subjective, individualistic, introverted, solipsistic, inner directed, isolationist, idiosyncratic. Ant. social*, extrinsic, cosmopolitan. 2. [Having… …   English dictionary for students

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