Synonyms of conceit


1. amour propre, conceit, self-love, vanity, pride, pridefulness

usage: feelings of excessive pride

2. conceit, trope, figure of speech, figure, image

usage: an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things

3. conceit, turn of phrase, turn of expression

usage: a witty or ingenious turn of phrase; "he could always come up with some inspired off-the-wall conceit"

4. conceit, device

usage: an artistic device or effect; "the architect's brilliant conceit was to build the house around the tree"

5. conceit, conceitedness, vanity, trait

usage: the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride

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Definition and meaning of conceit (Dictionary)