egomaniac

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n egomaniac an abnormally egotistical person
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n egomaniac One who exhibits egomania.
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Quotations

  • John Lennon
    John%20Lennon
    “If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or my music, then in that respect you can call me that I believe in what I do, and I'll say it.”
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman%20Mailer
    “Left-wingers are incapable of conspiring because they are all egomaniacs.”
  • Dan Rather
    Dan Rather
    “Performing doesn't turn me on. It's an egomaniac business, filled with prima donnas -- including this one.”

Usage

In literature:

I know those enthusiastic egomaniac gentry.
"The Forsyte Saga, Volume III." by John Galsworthy
I know those enthusiastic egomaniac gentry.
"To Let" by John Galsworthy
I know those enthusiastic egomaniac gentry.
"The Forsyte Saga, Complete" by John Galsworthy
He seems to have been a pretentious and vicious egomaniac.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
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In news:

She's been, alternately, an anorexic , a pill peddler, an egomaniac.
The new Us Weekly reports that Kate Hudson has been trying to make New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez less of an egomaniac.
From the overbearing boss to the ego that spirals dangerously out of control, Egomania journeys deep into the mind of an egomaniac.
Conservative columnist George Will takes off on Mike Huckabee and Newt Gingrich for their comments about President Obama's upbringing, railing against "careless, delusional, egomaniacal, spotlight-chasing" presidential candidates.
Yet narcissistic personality traits have become so pervasive in American culture that they threaten to transform us into a nation of egomaniacs, research psychologists Jean Twenge and W. Don't we have to be narcissistic in order to succeed.
For a self-styled egomaniac, Kanye West is good to his friends.
An innocent egomaniac and a natural-born showman, George Gershwin loved being the center of attention.
Cody ChesnuTT is the best sort of egomaniac: On Landing on a Hundred , he's preachy but delightful.
Cody ChesnuTT is the best sort of egomaniac.
The author, a Biden Senate staffer turned lobbyist, calls the VP an "egomaniac.".
"We wouldn't have expected anything less from a mean egomaniac like Binnie," says Potylo.
Dunder Mifflin's egomaniac salesman Dwight Schrute will not be leaving "The Office" for "The Farm" - at least on NBC, actor Rainn Wilson tweeted on Monday.
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