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The Definition of - arrogant (adj)

    making claims or pretensions to superior importance or rights; overbearingly assuming; insolently proud:
    an arrogant public official.
    characterized by or proceeding from arrogance, or a sense of superiority, self-importance, or entitlement:
    arrogant claims.

Word Example of - arrogant

    Example Sentences for arrogant

    Running away had plainly given him an arrogant conviction of manhood.

    Now Sugini was an arrogant man, for had he not routed the army of Bosambo?

    Then all at once the hot blood of arrogant possession and jealous mastery seemed to rush to his head.

    Taine was arrogant and suspicious and intolerant even on the Niccola.

    As they were leaving the barracks one excited young person ran up and halted the arrogant Thespians.

    He makes me the most arrogant, odious beast that ever lived.

    Most of them held with Hubert--for Drogo's arrogant manners had not gained him many friends.

    In this long controversy the French were the wiliest, the British were the most arrogant.

    But we who have been nothing but assassins for thirteen hundred years, we say that these wise men were arrogant.

    He neglected his lessons and grew proud, haughty and arrogant.

Word Origin & History of - arrogant

    Word Origin & History

    arrogant late 14c., from O.Fr. arrogant, from L. arrogantem "assuming, overbearing, insolent," prp. of arrogare (see arrogance).