Jackanapes in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Jackanapes

a conceited, sarcastic, and/or brutish individual

Examples of Jackanapes in a sentence

Narcissus was such a conceited jackanapes that when he glimpsed himself in a mirror, he fell in love. 🔊

The jackanapes was so full of himself that when a girl rejected him, he refused to believe it.  🔊

He had the confident posture and half smirk of the average jackanapes, but somehow seemed even more conceited. 🔊

The English major often joked that her sarcastic boyfriend was a jackanapes, much like the arrogant men in Victorian literature.  🔊

Brielle couldn't stand Bryan because he was a sarcastic, brutish jackanapes and completely full of himself.  🔊

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