- 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.
adverb uk /ˈsel.fɪʃ.li/ us /ˈsel.fɪʃ.li/ disapproving
noun [ U ] uk /ˈsel.fɪʃ.nəs/ us /ˈsel.fɪʃ.nəs/ disapproving