1. 1〔偉そうにする〕
    • 彼は劣等感から威張るのだ
    • His inferiority complex makes him 「act big [put on airs].
    • あの男の威張った態度は鼻持ちならない
    • I cannot stand [bear] his domineering attitude.
    • 彼らはなんと威張って歩いていることだろう
    • Look how they strut and swagger about!
    • 彼は部下に威張り散らす
    • He throws his weight about among his subordinates./He lords it over his men.
  1. 2〔自慢する〕 ⇒じまん(自慢)
    • 彼は息子が成功したと威張っている
    • He boasts [brags] about his son's success.
    • 彼女はいくつもの賞を得たが少しも威張ったところがない
    • She has won several prizes, but she is not at all puffed up (with pride).