Bighead



Informal. an excessive estimate of one’s importance; conceit.
Veterinary Pathology.

an inflammatory swelling of the tissues of the head of sheep, caused by the anaerobic bacillus Clostridium novyi.
enlargement of the head and jawbones of horses resulting from nutritional hyperthyroidism.

Historical Examples

Then and Now Robert Vaughn
Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist Alexander Berkman

noun
(informal) a conceited person
(US & Canadian, informal) conceit; egotism
(vet science)

an abnormal bulging or increase in the size of an animal’s skull, as from osteomalacia
any of various diseases of sheep characterized by swelling of the head, esp any caused by infection with Clostridium bacteria

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