American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A conceited, boastful person.
- n. A selfish, self-centered person.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is characterized by egotism, in either sense of that word.
- n. A person who talks excessively about himself
- n. A person who believes in his own importance or superiority.
- n. An egoist.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One addicted to egotism; one who speaks much of himself or magnifies his own achievements or affairs.
- n. a conceited and self-centered person
- ego + t ("inserted to avoid hiatus, or after the analogy of dramatist, epigrammatist, etc.") + -ist (Wiktionary)
“In his secret heart the egotist is a self-despiser.”
“I suppose that the egotist is the man who regards the world as a setting for himself, as opposed to the man who realizes that he is”
“Wright rhymes "exist" with "egotist" - the very quality of human existence creates an ego that leads us to disbelieve our own being and that of those around us.”
“It's not my fault he's too cheap to fund a proper office, but his snide, arrogant denials show exactly what kind of egotist he is.”
“The error was caused by my reliance on a dictionary which gave such misleading definitions of these two words that "egotist" seemed closer to the meaning I intended (Webster's Daily Use Dictionary, 1933).”
“The error is semantic: the use of the word "egotist" in Roark's courtroom speech, while actually the word should have been "egoist.”
“He has been described as an "egotist," but I challenge the description.”
“Those essays, as happens with epoch-marking books, were themselves a life, the power which  makes them what they are having been accumulated in them imperceptibly by a thousand repeated modifications, like character in a person: at the moment when Gaston presented himself, to go along with the great "egotist" for a season, that life had just begun.”
“The woman she knows how to talk and she's so down to earth, I mean, when you find someone successful in his/her life you think that they are very "egotist" and all that, but that woman was so down to earth and she was treating the group in a very polite, open minded and educated way!”
“His kind of egotist wouldn't, not on such a topic. ”
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A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
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For stuff to simply reside.
e.g., The Elements of Style, Franny and Zooey, Portrait of the Artist, This Side of Paradise
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