egoist


ego·ist

noun \-gə-wist, -gō-ist\

Definition of EGOIST

1
:  a believer in egoism
2
:  an egocentric or egotistic person
ego·is·tic \ˌē-gə-ˈwis-tik, -gō-ˈis- also ˌe-\ also ego·is·ti·cal \-ti-kəl\ adjective
ego·is·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of EGOIST

  1. <their boss is a demanding egoist who insists that everything be done her way>

First Known Use of EGOIST

1879

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