Abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; SYN. distended, puffed, puffy, swollen, tumescent, tumid.
Tending to domineer.
Exaggeratedly proper; SYN. prim, prissy, prudish, puritanical, square-toed, straitlaced, straightlaced, tight-laced, victorian.
Feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which one measures one's self-worth; or being a reason for pride
ETYM Latin sonorus, from sonor, -oris, a sound, akin to sonus a sound. Related to Sound.
1. Giving sound when struck; resonant.
2. Giving an impressive, low, clear sound.
3. Yielding sound; characterized by sound; vocal; sonant.
4. Impressive in sound; high-sounding.
ETYM Latin superciliosus, from supercilium an eyebrow, pride; super over, + cilium an eyelid; probably akin to celare to conceal. Related to Conceal.
Expressive of contempt; SYN. sneering, snide.
Disdainfully superior; overbearing.