swellhead


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a conceited, self-centered person

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Swellings, known as Swellhead, has already pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
He becomes a historical exemplar, profound, sleazy, influential, enigmatic, caught up and inculpated, as well as self-caricatural, a "peasant mandarin"(29) come to rule: tragicomic Oidi-nous Turannos, Swellhead the Tyrant.
China has not only become a bully but now also a swellhead. It thinks it can cow anybody, forcing others to follow its whims and caprices, or else.
Adam "Swellhead" Swellings, 19, was bailed hours before he and two other yobs kicked dad Garry Newlove, 47, to death in Warrington.
The prosecution said the five defendants, two aged 17, a 16-year-old, a 15-year old, and Adam Swellings, known as "Swellhead", 19, of Crewe, Cheshire, were part of an "established gang" who caused misery for Mr Newlove's family and neighbours.
``D'yer want one, Swellhead?'' Paul Roberts' pack of 10 Bensons was glinting in the sunlight like a bar of forbidden gold.