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- n. One affected with or exhibiting megalomania
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or characterized by megalomania.
- n. One who suffers from megalomania.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pathological egotist
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Funny how a people could be ruled by the Spanish for three hundred years, far longer than the U.S. had even been in existence, converted to Catholicism in the majority, yet in all that time they are, as far as this megalomaniac is concerned, incapable of self-rule!
• Axl Rose, often described as a megalomaniac, spent 17 years crafting the songs on Chinese Democracy.
• George Lucas, often described as a megalomaniac, spent 17 minutes crafting the script to The Phantom Menace.
And with a man like this, some of the experts say the thing to do is to get a megalomaniac, which is what they view him as, to boast about his career.
It was that which prompted Dacre's "megalomaniac" remark.
Antsy of late over his management style, investors and analysts have tossed about sobriquets including "megalomaniac" and "acquisition crazy," with some saying his spending must be reined in.
Perhaps this Tuesday will let him pass "megalomaniac" to days of yore in favor of an older moniker, "Fred the Shred," earned from a former reputation for frugality.
While you must play a megalomaniac, your choices will define what kind of megalomaniac you are, be it a big-city financier with ties to the mob or a moon-dwelling pariah with an arsenal of lasers and a robot as your second-in-command.
If I was some kind of megalomaniac narcissist that wanted to fill the world with images of himself, I think I could do a hell of a lot better job than this, frankly. "
People had experience voting for Presidents for the last 20 years, yet they still voted in a megalomaniac and were happy about it.
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