[ee-goh-trip, eg-oh-]

verb (used without object), e·go-tripped, e·go-trip·ping. Informal.

to behave in a self-serving manner.

Origin of ego-trip

First recorded in 1965–70
Related formse·go-trip·per, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for ego-tripping

Contemporary Examples of ego-tripping

  • Every presidential race attracts its share of ego-tripping attention-mongers who revel in the all-too-brief spotlight.

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    The GOP's 2012 Fantasies

    Howard Kurtz

    December 26, 2010