Definition of “ego” - English Dictionary


“ego” in English

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egonoun [ C ]

uk /ˈiː.ɡəʊ/ us /ˈiː.ɡoʊ/ plural egos

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

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egonoun [ C ]

us /ˈi·ɡoʊ/ plural egos

the idea or opinion that you have of yourself, esp. the level of your ability and intelligence, and your importance as a person:

That man has an enormous ego.
Getting that job should give her ego a boost (= give her confidence).

(Definition of “ego” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)