Noun Definition


1.Definition: a witty or ingenious turn of phrase

"He could always come up with some inspired off-the-wall conceit"

Category: General

2.Definition: an artistic device or effect

"The architect's brilliant conceit was to build the house around the tree"

Category: General

3.Definition: an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things

Category: General

4.Definition: feelings of excessive pride

Related Noun(s):vanity

Category: Feelings

5.Definition: the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride

Related Noun(s):conceitedness, vanity

Category: General