Meaning of “egotistic” in the English Dictionary

"egotistic" in British English

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egotisticadjective

also egotistical, uk /-tɪ.kəl/ us uk /ˌiː.ɡəˈtɪs.tɪk/ us /ˌiː.ɡoʊˈtɪs.tɪk/
egotistically
adverb uk /ˌiː.ɡəˈtɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˌiː.ɡoʊˈtɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/

Examples from literature

  • He was intensely egotistic, and totally indifferent to all religious belief. 
  • He was not unduly egotistic. 
  • She was superficial, incapable, egotistic, coquettish and pretty. 
  • Thus the reminiscences are, in a sense, extraordinarily egotistic. 
  • Very egotistic and willful in his youth, careless of his affairs, and an imprudent gambler, at thirty years of age he had not yet settled down. 

(Definition of “egotistic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)