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self-confident

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishself-confidentˌself-ˈconfident adjective  CONFIDENTsure that you can do things well, that people like you etc opp shysee thesaurus at confidentself-confidently adverbself-confidence noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
self-confidentJess was only 12, but she was very self-confident.Students are bright, articulate, self-confident and surprisingly mature.These anecdotes give us an idea of the self-confident arrogance of the Arabs.I eventually became more self-confident as a public speaker.He was loud and self-confident, but he had a right to be: he had a knack for picking winners.Dan Reynolds, a self-confident engineer with twenty years' experience with large companies, was laid off in 1992.It also shows why most aggressive, self-confident executives would rather be paid in stock than cash.Even people like me became more self-confident in Art when he was the teacher.The literature further suggests that transracial adopters are often very self-confident people with a resilience to stress.She was supremely self-confident, with the gift of being able to talk on any subject whenever the camera was rolling.
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