Significado de “selfish” - Diccionario inglés

selfish en inglés británico

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selfishadjective

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."

Más ejemplos

  • 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.
selfishly
adverb uk /ˈsel.fɪʃ.li/ us /ˈsel.fɪʃ.li/ disapproving
selfishness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈsel.fɪʃ.nəs/ us /ˈsel.fɪʃ.nəs/ disapproving

(Definición de selfish de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

selfish en inglés americano

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selfishadjective

us /ˈsel·fɪʃ/

caring only about what you want or need without any thought for the needs or wishes of other people:

Am I being selfish to want more?

(Definición de selfish de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)