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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Now Transport Secretary, it was Grayling who ignored warnings and embarked on an ideological ego trip with such fatal results.
Listening to the prepared statement of the former President after the meeting showed the usual ego trip and 'I know it all' character of Chief Obasanjo.
But before things could get out of hand, Wijnaldum quickly explained that he accidentally liked the comment and that there's no 'ego trip' in the dressing room.
'Let's not join public office just only for ego trip or for a wrong motivation.
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NEWCASTLE City councillors seem to be on one almighty ego trip by awarding themselves massive pay rises but doing nothing constructive to improve the city.
I BELIEVE Stockton Council are on an ego trip, spending excessive amounts of council taxpayers' money on town centre development, resulting in a lack of investment in wards like Eaglescliffe, where the population is increasing rapidly.
It's a big responsibility - not an ego trip. I just could not turn the job down."