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egotist

[ ee-guh-tist, eg-uh- ]
/ ˈi gə tɪst, ˈɛg ə- /
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noun
a conceited, boastful person.
a selfish person; egoist.

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Origin of egotist

First recorded in 1705–15; egot(ism) + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM egotist

an·ti·e·go·tist, noun, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH egotist

egoist, egotist
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British Dictionary definitions for egotist

egotist
/ (ˈiːɡətɪst, ˈɛɡ-) /

noun
a conceited boastful person
a self-interested person; egoist

Derived forms of egotist

egotistic or egotistical, adjectiveegotistically, adverb
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