Meaning of egoist

e•go•ist

Pronunciation: (ē'gō-ist, eg'ō-), [key]
— n.
  1. a self-centered or selfish person (opposed to altruist).
  2. an arrogantly conceited person; egotist.
  3. an adherent of the metaphysical principle of the ego, or self; solipsist.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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