megalomaniac

[ meg-uh-loh-mey-nee-ak ]
/ ˌmɛg ə loʊˈmeɪ niˌæk /
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noun

a person afflicted with megalomania.

adjective

Also meg·a·lo·ma·ni·a·cal [meg-uh-loh-muh-nahy-uh-kuh l] /ˌmɛg ə loʊ məˈnaɪ ə kəl/, meg·a·lo·man·ic [meg-uh-loh-man-ik] /ˌmɛg ə loʊˈmæn ɪk/. of, relating to, or suggesting megalomania or a person who is afflicted with it.

Nearby words

  1. megalogastria,
  2. megaloglossia,
  3. megalohepatia,
  4. megalokaryocyte,
  5. megalomania,
  6. megalomaniacal,
  7. megalomelia,
  8. megalopenis,
  9. megalophthalmus,
  10. megalopodia

Origin of megalomaniac

First recorded in 1885–90; megalo- + maniac

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