arrogant

domineers

ˌdɒmɪˈnɪə

verb

assert one’s will over another in an arrogant way.

she doesn’t domineer, preferring to lead by inspiration rather than by intimidation

browbeat,bully,intimidate,pressurize,menace,hector,boss (about),boss (around),push about,push around,order about,order around,give orders to,lord it over,tyrannize,terrorize,persecute,oppress,dictate to,be overbearing,ride roughshod over,trample on,have under one’s thumb,rule with an iron hand,rule with a rod of iron,use strong-arm tactics on,impose one’s will on,bend to one’s will,subjugate,bulldoze,walk all over,railroad,lean on,put the screws on,strong-arm,squeeze,overbearing,authoritarian,imperious,high-handed,high and mighty,autocratic,autarchic,officious,peremptory,bossy,arrogant,haughty,masterful,forceful,coercive,bullish,dictatorial,tyrannical,draconian,despotic,controlling,oppressive,subjugating,iron-fisted,iron-handed,strict,harsh,severe,throwing one’s weight about,throwing one’s weight around,pushful

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domineered

ˌdɒmɪˈnɪə

verb

assert one’s will over another in an arrogant way.

she doesn’t domineer, preferring to lead by inspiration rather than by intimidation

browbeat,bully,intimidate,pressurize,menace,hector,boss (about),boss (around),push about,push around,order about,order around,give orders to,lord it over,tyrannize,terrorize,persecute,oppress,dictate to,be overbearing,ride roughshod over,trample on,have under one’s thumb,rule with an iron hand,rule with a rod of iron,use strong-arm tactics on,impose one’s will on,bend to one’s will,subjugate,bulldoze,walk all over,railroad,lean on,put the screws on,strong-arm,squeeze,overbearing,authoritarian,imperious,high-handed,high and mighty,autocratic,autarchic,officious,peremptory,bossy,arrogant,haughty,masterful,forceful,coercive,bullish,dictatorial,tyrannical,draconian,despotic,controlling,oppressive,subjugating,iron-fisted,iron-handed,strict,harsh,severe,throwing one’s weight about,throwing one’s weight around,pushful

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domineer

ˌdɒmɪˈnɪə

verb

assert one’s will over another in an arrogant way.

she doesn’t domineer, preferring to lead by inspiration rather than by intimidation

browbeat,bully,intimidate,pressurize,menace,hector,boss (about),boss (around),push about,push around,order about,order around,give orders to,lord it over,tyrannize,terrorize,persecute,oppress,dictate to,be overbearing,ride roughshod over,trample on,have under one’s thumb,rule with an iron hand,rule with a rod of iron,use strong-arm tactics on,impose one’s will on,bend to one’s will,subjugate,bulldoze,walk all over,railroad,lean on,put the screws on,strong-arm,squeeze,overbearing,authoritarian,imperious,high-handed,high and mighty,autocratic,autarchic,officious,peremptory,bossy,arrogant,haughty,masterful,forceful,coercive,bullish,dictatorial,tyrannical,draconian,despotic,controlling,oppressive,subjugating,iron-fisted,iron-handed,strict,harsh,severe,throwing one’s weight about,throwing one’s weight around,pushful

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dogmatic

dɒɡˈmatɪk

adjective

inclined to lay down principles as undeniably true.

she was not tempted to be dogmatic about what she believed

opinionated,peremptory,assertive,imperative,insistent,emphatic,adamant,doctrinaire,authoritarian,authoritative,domineering,imperious,high-handed,pontifical,arrogant,overbearing,dictatorial,uncompromising,unyielding,unbending,inflexible,rigid,entrenched,unquestionable,unchallengeable,intolerant,narrow-minded,small-minded

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disdainful

dɪsˈdeɪnfʊl
dɪsˈdeɪnf(ə)l

adjective

showing contempt or lack of respect.

with a last disdainful look, she turned towards the door

contemptuous,scornful,full of contempt,derisive,sneering,withering,slighting,disparaging,disrespectful,condescending,patronizing,supercilious,haughty,superior,arrogant,proud,snobbish,lordly,aloof,indifferent,dismissive,mocking,jeering,insolent,insulting,high and mighty,hoity-toity,sniffy,snotty,on one’s high horse,uppish,contumelious

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despotic

dɪˈspɒtɪk

adjective

of or typical of a despot; tyrannical.

a despotic regime

autocratic,dictatorial,totalitarian,authoritarian,absolute,absolutist,arbitrary,unconstitutional,undemocratic,anti-democratic,uncontrolled,unaccountable,summary,one-party,single-party,autarchic,monocratic,tyrannical,oppressive,tyrannous,repressive,harsh,ruthless,merciless,draconian,illiberal,domineering,imperious,arrogant,high-handed

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contemptuous

kənˈtɛm(p)tʃʊəs

adjective

showing contempt; scornful.

she was intolerant and contemptuous of the majority of the human race

scornful,disdainful,disrespectful,insulting,insolent,full of contempt,derisory,derisive,mocking,sneering,jeering,scoffing,taunting,withering,scathing,snide,condescending,supercilious,arrogant,cavalier,high and mighty,imperious,proud,vain,sniffy,snotty,on one’s high horse,contumelious

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conceited

kənˈsiːtɪd

adjective

excessively proud of oneself; vain.

Fred’s so conceited he’d never believe anyone would refuse him

vain,narcissistic,pleased with oneself,self-loving,in love with oneself,self-admiring,self-regarding,self-centred,egotistic,egotistical,egoistic,egocentric,egomaniac,proud,arrogant,boastful,cocky,cocksure,full of oneself,above oneself,self-important,immodest,swaggering,strutting,self-satisfied,self-congratulatory,smug,complacent,supercilious,haughty,snobbish,big-headed,swollen-headed,too big for one’s boots,puffed up,stuck-up,snooty,high and mighty,uppity,uppish,snotty,snot-nosed,toffee-nosed,chesty,vainglorious,peacockish,think too highly of oneself,think a lot of oneself,boast,brag,blow one’s own trumpet

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cocky

ˈkɒki

adjective

conceited or confident in a bold or cheeky way.

we were young, brash, cocky—we knew everything

arrogant,conceited,overconfident,overweening,cocksure,smug,haughty,supercilious,disdainful,lofty,patronizing,proud,vain,vainglorious,self-important,swollen-headed,egotistical,presumptuous,lordly,pompous,blustering,boastful,brash,self-assertive,opinionated,bold,forward,insolent,high and mighty,throwing one’s weight about,throwing one’s weight around,uppish,hubristic

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cocksure

kɒkˈʃɔː
kɒkˈʃʊə

adjective

confident in an excessive or arrogant way.

the cocksure golf prodigy from California

arrogant,conceited,overconfident,overweening,cocky,smug,haughty,supercilious,disdainful,lofty,patronizing,proud,vain,vainglorious,self-important,swollen-headed,egotistical,presumptuous,lordly,pompous,blustering,boastful,brash,self-assertive,opinionated,bold,forward,insolent,high and mighty,throwing one’s weight about,throwing one’s weight around,uppish,hubristic

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cockiest

ˈkɒki

adjective

conceited or confident in a bold or cheeky way.

we were young, brash, cocky—we knew everything

arrogant,conceited,overconfident,overweening,cocksure,smug,haughty,supercilious,disdainful,lofty,patronizing,proud,vain,vainglorious,self-important,swollen-headed,egotistical,presumptuous,lordly,pompous,blustering,boastful,brash,self-assertive,opinionated,bold,forward,insolent,high and mighty,throwing one’s weight about,throwing one’s weight around,uppish,hubristic

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cockier

ˈkɒki

adjective

conceited or confident in a bold or cheeky way.

we were young, brash, cocky—we knew everything

arrogant,conceited,overconfident,overweening,cocksure,smug,haughty,supercilious,disdainful,lofty,patronizing,proud,vain,vainglorious,self-important,swollen-headed,egotistical,presumptuous,lordly,pompous,blustering,boastful,brash,self-assertive,opinionated,bold,forward,insolent,high and mighty,throwing one’s weight about,throwing one’s weight around,uppish,hubristic

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bumptious

ˈbʌm(p)ʃəs

adjective

irritatingly self-assertive.

an impossibly bumptious and opinionated ass

self-important,conceited,arrogant,self-assertive,full of oneself,puffed up,swollen-headed,pompous,overbearing,(self-)opinionated,cocky,swaggering,strutting,presumptuous,forward,imperious,domineering,pontificating,sententious,grandiose,affected,stiff,vain,haughty,overweening,proud,egotistic,egotistical,supercilious,condescending,patronizing,snooty,uppity,uppish,pushy

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brashest

braʃ

adjective

self-assertive in a rude, noisy, or overbearing way.

he was brash, cocky, and arrogant

self-assertive,assertive,cocksure,full of oneself,self-confident,arrogant,thrusting,bold,as bold as brass,audacious,brazen,brazen-faced,forward,impudent,insolent,impertinent,rude,cheeky,cocky,pushy,brassy

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brasher

braʃ

adjective

self-assertive in a rude, noisy, or overbearing way.

he was brash, cocky, and arrogant

self-assertive,assertive,cocksure,full of oneself,self-confident,arrogant,thrusting,bold,as bold as brass,audacious,brazen,brazen-faced,forward,impudent,insolent,impertinent,rude,cheeky,cocky,pushy,brassy

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brash

braʃ

adjective

self-assertive in a rude, noisy, or overbearing way.

he was brash, cocky, and arrogant

self-assertive,assertive,cocksure,full of oneself,self-confident,arrogant,thrusting,bold,as bold as brass,audacious,brazen,brazen-faced,forward,impudent,insolent,impertinent,rude,cheeky,cocky,pushy,brassy

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boastful

ˈbəʊstfʊl
ˈbəʊstf(ə)l

adjective

showing excessive pride and self-satisfaction in one’s achievements, possessions, or abilities.

he always seemed to be rather boastful and above himself

bragging,crowing,swaggering,braggart,overweening,overbearing,bumptious,puffed up,vaunting,blowhard,ostentatious,full of oneself,cocky,conceited,proud,arrogant,vain,egotistical,swanking,swanky,big-mouthed,big-headed,swollen-headed,vainglorious

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bigheaded

/bɪɡˈhɛdɪd/

adjective

Conceited or arrogant.

conceited,arrogant,boastful,cocky,cocksure,full of oneself,above oneself,self-important,immodest,swaggering,strutting

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