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(as) conceited as a barber's cat

Very narcissistic or vain. Don't invite Joe to lunch unless you want to hear him brag about all the important things he's doing in his new job. He's just as conceited as a barber's cat lately.
See also: cat, conceited

*conceited as a barber's cat

Rur. very conceited; vain. (*Also: as ~.) Ever since he won that award, he's been as conceited as a barber's cat.
See also: cat, conceited
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Two months after a Dubai barbershop recruited the UAE's first female barber, the novel tribe, it turns out, is increasing.
A Wallasey woman duped by Barber - and accomplice Terry Warrington - last night blasted the figure, which is to be paid as compensation to the victims.
ISLAMABAD -- The use of unsterilized equipment by barbers in the twin cities was apparently the main cause of spreading communicable diseases like hepatitis B and C.
Gentleman's Barber Spa in Westchester, NY has the solution.
Barber "needs to keep this policy in effect for the benefit of his children.
A leading architect in the 20s and 30s, his name was Robert Atkinson, and the Barber Institute, located on the University of Birmingham campus, is regarded as one of his greatest achievements.
Sean Sweeney, of Sweeney's barbershop in Castle Drive, beat off fierce competition from a number of other talented barbers and will now go head to head with 14 other wet shaving professionals in a bid to claim the coveted regional Wales title of Best Wet Shaving Barber.
The bride is the daughter of Jean Butteriss of Barnsley and Stephen Barber, of Wakefield, and the bridegroom is the son of Steven and Elizabeth Pilkington, of Oswaldtwistle in Lancashire.
Alison said: "I started as a hairdresser but then wanted to train as a barber.
He said he is concerned that the new board will impose cosmetology questions on people seeking barber's licenses, and gradually drive barbers from the business.
Then he turned his attention to men's hair and became a master barber.
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, on the University of Birmingham's Edgbaston campus, was created by Dame Martha Constance 'Hattie' Barber and the first trustees, who signed the Deed of Trust on December 13 1932.
The Samuel Barber centenary was bound to encourage a profusion of new publications about the composer, supplementing Barbara Heyman's authoritative Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992), which will soon appear in a new edition.
I can't accept money from you," replied the barber.
Lee Barber, 41, a self-employed wholesaler, from Marske: "Probably my Nintendo DS.