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Definition of "egotist" [e•go•tist]

  • A conceited, boastful person. (noun)
  • A selfish, self-centered person. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "egotist" in a sentence
  • "In his secret heart the egotist is a self-despiser."
  • "I suppose that the egotist is the man who regards the world as a setting for himself, as opposed to the man who realizes that he is"
  • "Wright rhymes "exist" with "egotist" - the very quality of human existence creates an ego that leads us to disbelieve our own being and that of those around us."