Translation of "selfish" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈsel.fɪʃ/ us /ˈsel.fɪʃ/ disapproving

B1 Someone who is selfish only thinks of their own advantage

The judge told him: "Your attitude shows a selfish disregard for others." 法官告诉他:“你的态度表明你只想着自己而不顾他人。”

More examples

  • Don't be so selfish!
  • It would be a bit selfish to keep them all for myself.
  • Let Milly share your toys, Lulu. Don't be selfish!
  • She never considers anyone but herself - she's totally selfish.
  • It's very selfish of him to just expect that Polly will do all the childcare.

(Translation of “selfish” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)