What does the word egotist mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by John Burroughs