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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.
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(ˌi gəˈtɪs tɪk, ˌɛg ə-)

also e`go•tis′ti•cal,

1. given to egotism.
2. vain; boastful.
3. indifferent to the well-being of others; selfish.
e`go•tis′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.egotistic - characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
selfish - concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others; "Selfish men were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the sacred cause of civil rights"- Maria Weston Chapman
2.egotistic - characteristic of false prideegotistic - characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance; "a conceited fool"; "an attitude of self-conceited arrogance"; "an egotistical disregard of others"; "so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"; "growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary"; "vain about her clothes"
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"
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egotistical egoistic egoistical
adjective self-centred, superior, vain, conceited, narcissistic, opinionated, self-absorbed, self-important, egocentric, self-seeking, bragging, boasting, vainglorious, egomaniacal, self-admiring Susan and Deborah share an intensely selfish, egotistic streak.
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2. Concerned only with oneself:
Idiom: wrapped up in oneself.
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[ˌegəʊˈtɪstɪk] ADJegotista
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[ˌiːgəˈtɪstɪk ˌɛgəˈtɪstɪk] egotistical [ˌiːgəˈtɪstɪkəl ˌɛgəˈtɪstɪkəl] adj (= self-centred) → égotisteego trip n
to be an ego-trip
This lecture is just an ego trip for him → Cette conférence ne sert qu'à flatter son amour-propre.
to be on an ego trip → être en plein délire d'autosatisfaction
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adjvon sich eingenommen, ichbezogen, egotistisch
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adj egotista
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References in classic literature ?
Circumstances have made it seem rather egotistic in me to urge the subject; but that is not my fault: it is because there is a fight being made against it by the other medical men.
"What I have certainly gained is freedom," he began seriously, but did not continue, noticing that this theme was too egotistic.
You are cowardly, you know, and very egotistic. You are afraid of what other fools will say.
We have a king ten years old, who doesn't yet know what he wants; we have a queen blinded by a belated passion; we have a minister who governs France as he would govern a great farm -- that is to say, intent only on turning out all the gold he can by the exercise of Italian cunning and invention; we have princes who set up a personal and egotistic opposition, who will draw from Mazarin's hands only a few ingots of gold or some shreds of power granted as bribes.
But Maggie's face, made more childlike by the gathering tears, touched him with a tenderer, less egotistic feeling.
He was not unduly egotistic. He measured the narrowness of their minds by the minds of the thinkers in the books he read.
The poet admires the man of energy and tactics; the merchant breeds his son for the church or the bar; and where a man is not vain and egotistic you shall find what he has not by his praise.
It was impossible to imagine one throb or twitter of compunction beneath those frankly egotistic and infectious transports.
Are we going to be a lap dog to a racist, chauvinist and egotistic US President?
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I find him as a brash, egotistic and braggart individual.
As Kenyans, we can no longer remain quiet when the egotistic piggishness of leaders continues unabated.