egotist


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e·go·tist

 (ē′gə-tĭst)
n.
1. A conceited, boastful person.
2. A selfish, self-centered person.

e′go·tis′tic, e′go·tis′ti·cal adj.
e′go·tis′ti·cal·ly adv.

egotist

(ˈiːɡətɪst; ˈɛɡ-)
n
1. a conceited boastful person
2. a self-interested person; egoist
ˌegoˈtistic, ˌegoˈtistical adj
ˌegoˈtistically adv

e•go•tist

(ˈi gə tɪst, ˈɛg ə-)

n.
1. a conceited, boastful person.
2. a selfish person; egoist.
[1705–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.egotist - a conceited and self-centered personegotist - a conceited and self-centered person
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
blowhard, boaster, braggart, bragger, line-shooter, vaunter - a very boastful and talkative person
egomaniac - an abnormally egotistical person
show-off, exhibitionist - someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
know-all, know-it-all - someone who thinks he knows everything and refuses to accept advice or information from others
megalomaniac - a pathological egotist
miles gloriosus - a braggart soldier (a stock figure in comedy)
popinjay - a vain and talkative person (chatters like a parrot)

egotist

egoist
noun egomaniac, boaster, swaggerer, self-seeker, braggart, braggadocio, narcissist, bighead (informal), blowhard (informal), self-admirer an insufferable egotist with delusions of omnipotence
Quotations
"egotist: a person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me" [Ambrose Bierce The Devil's Dictionary]

egotist

noun
A conceited, self-centered person:
Informal: swellhead.
Translations
egoisti

egotist

[ˈegəʊtɪst] Nególatra mf, egocéntrico(a) m/f

egotist

[ˈiːgətɪst ˈɛgətɪst] négotiste mf

egotist

nEgotist(in) m(f), → ichbezogener Mensch

egotist

[ˈɛgəʊtɪst] negotista m/f

egotist

n egotista mf
References in classic literature ?
The mild, blue-eyed young Ohio boy was a com- plete egotist, as all children are egotists.
Everything that he could tell her of himself and his life she drew from him delicately and insensibly: he, the least self-conscious of mankind, became an egotist in her dexterous hands.
Fear not, you must be egotist, for it is of you that we think.
My dear count," cried Morcerf, "you are at fault -- you, one of the most formidable logicians I know -- and you must see it clearly proved that instead of being an egotist, you are a philanthropist.
Thank God, the first shock of things has abated, now that you have agreed not to look upon me as faithless and an egotist simply because I have deceived you.
For the egotist is he who makes claims upon others, and the Individualist will not desire to do that.
Pardon me that expression, my brother; it was that of an egotist.
And he admired himself while I dressed in hot haste: a fine young fellow; not at all the natural egotist, but cast for death by the doctors, and keenly incredulous in his bag of skin.
But Totski himself, though an egotist of the extremest type, realized that he had no chance there; Aglaya was clearly not for such as he.
Hideous egotist," said O-Tar, "prepare to die and assume not to dictate to O-Tar the jeddak.
All persons chronically diseased are egotists, whether the disease be of the mind or body; whether it be sin, sorrow, or merely the more tolerable calamity of some endless pain, or mischief among the cords of mortal life.
There, what egotists men all are: all, all egotists