ego trip


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ego trip

n. Slang
An act, experience, or course of behavior that gratifies the ego.

ego trip

n
something undertaken to boost or draw attention to a person's own image or appraisal of himself or herself
vb (intr) , -trips, -tripping or -tripped
to act in this way

e′go trip`


n.
something done primarily to satisfy one's vanity.
[1965–70]
e′go-trip`, v.i. -tripped, -trip•ping.
e′go-trip`per, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ego trip - an act undertaken to increase your own power and influence or to draw attention to your own importance
aggrandisement, aggrandizement, elevation - the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal"

ego trip

noun
Slang. A regarding of oneself with undue favor:
Translations

ego trip

n (inf)Egotrip m (inf); to be on an ego tripauf einem Egotrip sein

ego trip

n (fam) to be on an ego tripgasarsi
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