Definition of egoist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈeɡəʊɪst//
, BrE//ˈiːɡəʊɪst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːɡoʊɪst//
(also egotist
BrE BrE//ˈeɡətɪst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeɡətɪst//
; BrE BrE//ˈiːɡətɪst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːɡətɪst//
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a person who thinks that he or she is better than other people and who thinks and talks too much about himself or herself You need to be an egotist to succeed in politics.