One addicted to egotism one that talks most of himself or magnifies his own achievements or matters
- a conceited and self-centered person
- One addicted to egotism; a person who talks most of himself or magnifies his very own achievements or affairs.
1714, "one which makes also frequent use of the first-person singular pronoun," see pride + -ist. First attested in Joseph Addison (see egotism). Relevant: Egotistic; egotistical; egotistically.
(n.) One addicted to egotism; one that talks most of himself or magnifies his very own achievements or matters.
Unfortunately Tamas Bak6cz, her leading diplomatist from 1 499 to 1521, was as much an egotist as the other magnates, and he sacrificed the political interests of Hungary entirely to personal considerations.