Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

self-important

adjective
     
self-important
behaving in a way that shows you think you are more important than other people - used to show disapproval:
a self-important, pompous little man
self-importance noun [uncountable]
self-importantly adverb

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary