Definition of arrogant adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈærəɡənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈærəɡənt//
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behaving in a proud, unpleasant way, showing little thought for other people See related entries: Proud Word Originlate Middle English: via Old French from Latin arrogant- ‘claiming for oneself’, from the verb arrogare, from ad- ‘to’ + rogare ‘ask’.Extra examples He was a rude, arrogant young man. She wanted to laugh in his arrogant face. The chief inspector disliked his arrogant manner.
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