egotist

Part of speech: noun

One characterized by egotism.

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Usage examples "egotist":

  1. The dramatic egotist is careful as a rule not to let his egotism appear, but to profess to be, and even to believe that he is, guided by the highest motives in all his actions and words. - "At Large", Arthur Christopher Benson.
  2. Mathieu listened at first in great astonishment, and then began to ask questions and raise objections, at most of which Beauchene laughed gayly, like the gross egotist he was. - "Fruitfulness Fecondite", Emile Zola.
  3. Thoreau must be a stoic, he must be an egotist, he must be illogical, whenever he puts pen to paper. - "The Last Harvest", John Burroughs.