from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Absorbed primarily or only in one's own interests or activities.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Wrapped up in one's self or in one's thoughts.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. absorbed in your own interests or thoughts etc
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CHUCK SCHUMER GETS ICED BY SNOOKI - A curvy, self-involved and outspoken caricature of outer-borough types is in the news again.
The Griswolds are the most loving self-involved family ever.
“City of Angels,” on the other hand, is typical Hollywood self-involved soap-opera bullshit.
Then a while later, Cliff Lee blew off the Yankees for Philly, and we all had same worried, self-involved conversation again.
Continuing the self-involved tone of this post, I was looking up “stamina” in the OED, for a post about “data”, and I came across an entry for the word “Stancarist”.
And that, it turned out, was the narrative thread of the evening and most of the jokes: Two highly self-involved personalities sharing a stage and, ultimately, a show.
Which was both self-involved and very sweet at the same time.
Margarita, a beautiful, vivacious, unapologetically self-involved woman -- with a disappointingly pre-lesbian tomboy for a daughter -- has entered a Twist dance contest.
Jack tried like never before to initiate conversation, get Tina to talk about what she was into, and I swear the transformation Jack underwent that night — from self-involved teenager to outgoing conversationalist — was a stunning and, as we discovered the next night, singular experience when he talked about Jack and nothing but.
Do I sound self-involved and making this minor detail more important than it needs to be?