English version

stuffed shirt

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstuffed shirtˌstuffed ˈshirt noun [countable] informal  SERIOUS PERSONsomeone who behaves in a very formal way and thinks that they are important
Examples from the Corpus
stuffed shirtMarcus was a true intellectual stuffed shirt.Modigliani clearly felt no empathy towards the stuffed shirt towering above his wife.
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