Meaning of entitled in English:


Pronunciation /ɪnˈtʌɪtld/


  • Believing oneself to be inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment.

    ‘kids who feel so entitled and think the world will revolve around them’
    • ‘his pompous, entitled attitude’
    • ‘Fame is no longer a special reward, but an emerging reality in which everyone feels entitled.’
    • ‘Intellectuals feel entitled.’
    • ‘She has a horrible entitled attitude.’
    • ‘The self-esteem movement has certainly promoted such distorted, entitled attitudes.’
    • ‘It seems like Nancy was very ungrateful and felt entitled.’
    • ‘They're getting greedy and feeling entitled.’
    • ‘Anyone who is actually involved will be well aware of his oafish and entitled behavior.’
    • ‘It was because of those wealthy people and their entitled behaviors that we removed our oldest son from public education.’
    • ‘My sweet, sweet daughter has become a very entitled, insecure young woman.’
    • ‘A few very loud and very entitled parents have now made the school board their personal forum.’