ego-trip

[ ee-goh-trip, eg-oh- ]
/ ˈi goʊˌtrɪp, ˈɛg oʊ- /

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 forms

e·go-trip·per, noun
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Examples from the Web for ego-tripping

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

    The GOP's 2012 Fantasies|Howard Kurtz|December 26, 2010|DAILY BEAST