What does the word selfish mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Selfishness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Selfishly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Caring only or chiefly for self.

Usage examples for selfish

  1. " There are a good many things you don't understand- about selfish men - mother. – Herbert Carter's Legacy by Horatio Alger
  2. Yet I ought not to be selfish. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  3. I don't want to be selfish about you- I want to consider you, all the more because you won't consider yourself. – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
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