self-serving

adjective
self-serv·​ing | \ ˌself-ˈsər-viŋ How to pronounce self-serving (audio) \

Definition of self-serving

: serving one's own interests often in disregard of the truth or the interests of others

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self-servingly adverb

First Known Use of self-serving

1615, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-serving was in 1615

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“Self-serving.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-serving. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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self-serving

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of self-serving

disapproving : having or showing concern only about your own needs and interests

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