US: /ˈvænəti/, /ˈvænɪti/
UK: /vˈænɪti/

English Vietnamese dictionary

vanity /'væniti/
  • danh từ
    • tính hư ảo; cái hư ảo
    • chuyện phù hoa, hư danh
      • these things are vanity: những cái đó là những chuyện phù hoa
    • tính kiêu căng, lòng tự cao tự đại; sự hợm mình
      • to say without vanity: nói không kiêu căng
      • out of vanity: vì kiêu căng
    • (như) vanity_bag
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) bàn trang điểm

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun (plural vanities)
1 [U] (disapproving) too much pride in your own appearance, abilities or achievements: She had no personal vanity (= about her appearance). + The invitation to head the committee flattered his vanity and he agreed.
See also - VAIN
2 [U] (literary) the quality of being unimportant, especially compared with other things that are important: the vanity of human ambition in the face of death
3 (vanities) [pl.] behaviour or attitudes that show people's vanity: Politics is too often concerned only with the personal vanities of politicians.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 conceit, conceitedness, egotism, narcissism, arrogance, cockiness, self-importance, vainglory, haughtiness, pride, self-admiration, self-worship, Colloq swell-headedness, big-headedness:
It is disgraceful what some people do to satisfy their vanity.
2 vainness, emptiness, hollowness, worthlessness, futility, unreality, bootlessness, pointlessness, uselessness, folly, vapidity, silliness, vacuousness, vacuity, foolishness, fatuity, frivolousness:
The vanity of trying to complete the book in a year must be obvious by now.

Collocation dictionary


great | female, human, male, personal


appeal to, flatter
My suggestion appealed to her vanity.

Concise English dictionary

+feelings of excessive pride
+the quality of being valueless or futile
+the trait of being unduly vain and conceited
+low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup