[ ee-guh-tis-tik, eg-uh- ]
See synonyms for: egotisticegotistically on

  1. pertaining to or characterized by egotism.

  2. given to talking about oneself; vain; boastful; opinionated.

  1. indifferent to the well-being of others; selfish.

Origin of egotistic

First recorded in 1855–60; egotist + -ic
  • Also e·go·tis·ti·cal [ee-guh-tis-ti-kuhl, eg-uh-] /i gəˈtɪs tɪ kəl, ˌɛg ə-/ .

Other words from egotistic

  • e·go·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
  • an·ti·e·go·tis·tic, adjective
  • an·ti·e·go·tis·ti·cal, adjective
  • an·ti·e·go·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
  • non·e·go·tis·tic, adjective
  • non·e·go·tis·ti·cal, adjective
  • non·e·go·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
  • un·e·go·tis·ti·cal, adjective
  • un·e·go·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverb

Words Nearby egotistic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use egotistic in a sentence

  • “That would be very egotistic of me, to say how I would like to be remembered,” he said.

    Mandela: The Miracle Maker | Sam Seibert | December 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • egotistic verve” was a quality of which neither had a lack.

    Best of Brit Lit | Peter Stothard | July 9, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Just now I can't remember whether it was at the special invitation of H. 3rd or my own egotistic urge.

    Seeing Things at Night | Heywood Broun
  • She was not a particularly unselfish girl, but no one who heard her then ever called her egotistic afterward.

    Smith College Stories | Josephine Dodge Daskam
  • For the egotistic garrulity of the author there is, in fact, no more fit occasion than in the final pages of his book.

    Tales of Fantasy and Fact | Brander Matthews