Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
BIGSIE, BIGS(E)Y, adj. Proud, conceited.
Ork. 1934 E. Linklater Magnus Merriman 313:
My mercy! Mansie's far to [sic] bigsy nowadays to marry a lass from here about! Bnff.(D) 1924 “Knoweheid” in Swatches o' Hamespun 8:
She widna be Burnie's dother gin she got bigsey. Abd. 1910 13 :
A bigsy vratch. A proud person whom you can't like. Bch. 1926 J. Will in Bch. Field Club XIII. i. 10:
Boggie was a consequential, “bigsie bodie,” and he had just been elected to the school board.
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