arrogant ADJECTIVE having an exaggerated sense of one's own importance or abilities.
DERIVATIVES arrogance noun arrogantly adverb.
ORIGIN Old French, from Latin arrogare 'claim for oneself' .

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  • arrogantly — adverb see arrogant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • arrogantly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. proudly, haughtily, insolently, loftily, superciliously, imperiously, de haut en bas (French), with arms akimbo*, with one s nose in the air* …   English dictionary for students

  • arrogantly — adv. in a conceited manner, haughtily …   English contemporary dictionary

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