Meaning of “self-indulgent” in the English Dictionary

"self-indulgent" in British English

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self-indulgentadjective

uk /ˌself.ɪnˈdʌl.dʒənt/ us /ˌself.ɪnˈdʌl.dʒənt/

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

"self-indulgent" in American English

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self-indulgentadjective

us /ˌself·ɪnˈdʌl·dʒənt/

allowing yourself to have or do anything you want:

A lot of the poetry is just self-indulgent nonsense.
self-indulgence
noun [ U ] us /ˌself·ɪnˈdʌl·dʒəns/

My parentstrip to Hawaii was an unusual self-indulgence for them.

(Definition of “self-indulgent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)