What does egotist mean?

egotist meaning in General Dictionary

One addicted to egotism one that talks most of himself or magnifies his own achievements or matters

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  • 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.

egotist meaning in Etymology Dictionary

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.


egotist meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) One addicted to egotism; one that talks most of himself or magnifies his very own achievements or matters.


Sentence Examples with the word egotist

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.

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