Definition of egoist in US English:



  • See egoism

    • ‘‘They're all egoists, they only care about themselves,’ said Guy, a security guard who wouldn't give his surname.’
    • ‘He was enough of an egoist, too, to fall captive to his own powers of persuasion.’
    • ‘I'm a bit of an egoist, so I like to have control over everything.’
    • ‘I gave up last year when I realised that they were a bunch of dull egoists.’
    • ‘We do not need to assume anything as strong as the claim that we are all dedicated, grasping, egoists to see this.’