ego trip


Definition of ego trip

: an act or course of action that enhances and satisfies one's ego

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Other Words from ego trip

ego-trip \ ˈē-​(ˌ)gō-​ˌtrip also  ˈe-​ How to pronounce ego-trip (audio) \ intransitive verb
ego-tripper noun

Examples of ego trip in a Sentence

He's on a self-indulgent ego trip with his latest movie, which he wrote, directed, and starred in himself.
Recent Examples on the Web This was a literal ego trip, paid for by our taxes. Kyle Whitmire, al, "Alabamafication of America: Homecoming," 13 Nov. 2019 There is a purity of design and purpose to the E400 coupe but, alas, an ego trip that few will take. Mark Maynard,, "2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Coupe: a charmed life," 27 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of ego trip

1967, in the meaning defined above

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26 Nov 2019

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“Ego trip.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 5 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of ego trip

informal : something that someone does to feel more important or better than other people

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