A peronality complex that consists of power trips and false machismo to make up for short height and feelings of inferiority.
George Constanza felt inferior because of his height, but he didn't have much of a napoloeon complex.
by TL February 20, 2005
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A short person who feels inferior because of their size. They tend to take it out on other people and thrive on power trips. Shouting at others, especially when they are in a position of power, is common. Side affects include short temper, power trips/power-hungriness, anger issues, and often a bad sense of humor.
Mr. Weissman (Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School) has the biggest Napoleon Complex ever...well, almost. He's the perfect example. Ask any of his students.
by imaveghead25 October 19, 2008
Short, Cocky, Hot tempered, arrogant, ignorant, attention whore, Especially when In a position of power.
PFC Douglas Eckert USMC has the worst case of Napoleon Complex i've ever seen .
by GP USMC October 26, 2009
A term used to describe a short person (usually male), who thrives on being a complete cunt. These people are scum, and everyone hates them. Joseph Kony has more fans than these people.
Damn, Mr. Gallagher has the largest Napoleon Complex I've ever seen. No wonder his wife cheated on him.
by riversc March 22, 2012
The correct spelling for Napolean Complex, see for more.
Even though some n00bs can't spell it, they can still pronounce and define Napoleon Complex.
by Bob Theman November 06, 2004
A term based in prejudice and discrimination, that has been proven by science and psychology to be a myth and a stereotype as tall men are as likely to exhibit many, if not all, of the same traits. The name is also a misnomer because Napoleon was actually of average to above average height for his time.
People that use the term Napoleon Complex suffer from heightism.
by AustinPowersbaby March 26, 2010
pertaining to a short unattractive person with a horrible temper
Sarah Brady was inclined to throw Annies african purse across the room due to her napoleon complex. This is why she threw a mirror at Julies forehead.
by justin huang October 06, 2007