egotistical egotistical  /ˌi ɡə ˈtɪ stɪ kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
  2. (adj) characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance

Usage(s):

  1. President Sukarno, after 20 years of egotistical misrule, has been stripped of almost everything but his palaces and women.
  2. To some it seems showy and egotistical, but only a true football intellect could handle the pressure.
  3. They are egotistical, paranoid and almost always seriously dehydrated.

News

  1. Obama and the Callous Kanye Culture

    Egotistical musicians often exaggerate their political influence, none more than the nattering, narcissistic rapper Kanye West. He has compared himself in global stature to Apple founder Steve Jobs and has titled his latest album "Yeesus."
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Brent Bozell III via Yahoo! News

  2. friday

    Final weekend for the Dolly Parton musical (based on the 1981 film), about three female co-workers who conspire to take control of their company after losing patience with a sexist, egotistical and lying boss.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Charlotte Observer

  3. The 20 Most Egotistical Things Athletes Have Ever Done

    Professional athletes are all egotistical to some degree. In addition to natural ability and hard work, it takes a lot of confidence to get to the pro level of any… READ ON
    on June 12, 2013     Source: RadarOnline.com

Quotes

  1. "I bailed out on my Indiana team," Artest said. "I was so young, so egotistical. : I feel sometimes like a coward when I see those guys."
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Ron Artest Source: Yahoo! Sports

  2. Medvedev emphasized that Russia remained ready to work with the United States if it abandoned its "mistaken, egotistical and sometimes simply dangerous" policies.
    on Nov 5, 2008 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

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