egoist

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noun ego·ist \ ˈē-gə-wist , -gō-ist \

Definition of egoist

1 :a believer in egoism
2 :an egocentric or egotistic person

egoistic

play \ˌē-gə-ˈwi-stik, -gō-ˈi- also ˌe-\ or less commonly egoistical play \ˌē-gə-ˈwi-sti-kəl, -gō-ˈi-\ adjective

egoistically

play \ˌē-gə-ˈwi-sti-k(ə-)lē, -gō-ˈi-\ adverb

Examples of egoist in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of egoist

1879



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