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



BrE BrE//ˌveɪnˈɡlɔːriəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌveɪnˈɡlɔːriəs//
(literary, disapproving) Proud
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too proud of your own abilities or achievements See related entries: Proud Word Origin Middle English: suggested by Old French vaine gloire, Latin vana gloria + -ious.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: vainglorious