egotist


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egotist

[ē′gətist, eg′-]
one who is vain or conceited or who places too much importance on the self and is boastful, egocentric, and arrogant. See also egoist.
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On the strength of the presentation, I can think of no two people who deserved each other more (the supreme egotist and the ungrateful leech).
He was a ruthless egotist, a chancer and a charlatan" - Jeremy Paxman on Sir Winston Churchill.
Thatcher remembered I won't cry for you Maggie Thatcher Nor will the miners' families And the people you destroyed Whose jobs you removed During the starving eighties By selling national assets And essential public services You were a haughty egotist Cashing in on your gender With the old school clubs Too weak to fight back With the gentleman's instinct Although you were no lady Or even pure-bred Oxbridge.
Scanlan as well-to-do egotist Charlie who kills a girl in a crash and then decides to use a deck of cards to determine his fate.
It's time to get rid of this smirking, sleekit egotist.
By SmithP Plans to name Mike Whitby as shadow mayor for Birmingham to go ahead It would be nice if the mayor could be someone with impartial visionary ideas, truly representing the people of Birmingham, rather than some egotist with ideas above his station.
It sometimes happens that someone is a great artist and a frenzied egotist.
So wrapped up in his character's preening and besottedness for West's Plowright, Shaughnessy is an egotist, certainly, but not exactly a schemer.
Perhaps the most successful of all chairman-managers was both a businessman and an egotist, however.
His detractors believe such statements reveal him as both an egotist and an undisciplined dabbler unwilling to acknowledge constraints on his visions.