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popinjay vs egotist egotist vs popinjay

popinjay and egotist both are nouns.

As nouns, egotist is a hypernym of popinjay; that is, egotist is a word with a broader meaning than popinjay and popinjay is a type of egotist with the definitions:
  • a vain and talkative person (chatters like a parrot)
Other hypernyms of popinjay include egoist, swellhead.
popinjay (noun) egotist (noun)
a vain and talkative person (chatters like a parrot) a conceited and self-centered person
an archaic term for a parrot

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