Egotistical means self-centered. Someone who is egotistical is usually very self-promoting and thinks of themselves as the best person in the world.

  • He is very egotistical, and he thinks that he is the best basketball player in the world.

  • She is very egotistical, and she thinks that she is the best cook in the world.

Definition of egotistical


characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance


conceited, egotistic, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed, vain


characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance


egotistic, narcissistic, self-loving

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Example Sentences for egotistical

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    The egotist was a selfish young man.

  • 2

    The screenwriters depict him as an egotist.

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    They did not say anything to the egotist.

  • 4

    The egotist did not make his benefit.

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    The egotist should be able to overcome his weakness.

  • 6

    I think he was a ultimately an unwelcome and naive egotist.

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    He's friendly, not an egotist, and curious, and he wants to learn.

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    Among reality TV archetypes, he represents the macho egotist.

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    Relatedly, Mr. Sidaway acknowledges that he is an admitted unabashed egotist.

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    I don't blame him, I would be an egotist too.