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ego trip

Behavior or activities undertaken mainly out of vanity or for self-gratification. For example, She's really on an ego trip, trying out for the lead. [1960s]
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ego trip

n. a public expression of one’s feelings of importance or superiority. The guy is on another ego trip. Pay no attention.
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It is not an ego trip for Vicks to be captain MARTIN JOHNSON
Or is it an ego trip into the political arena on the world stage, to rub shoulders with world leaders?
But now, 20 years after the Beasties first exercised their "License to Ill," VH1 and ego trip have stepped in to search for the next great "white rapper" in "ego trip's The (White) Rapper Show" premiering January 8 at 10:30 pm.
In the same way that Johnny Borrell appears to be on a constant ego trip as the front man of Razorlight, he acts in much the same way.
Keane added, 'I have not come up here on an ego trip or to unwind.
Keane said: "I have not come up here on an ego trip or to unwind.
Once more an animal has paid the price for someone's ego trip.
It looks pretty much a movable feast and it's also, clearly, a massive ego trip.
As thousands of athletes and helpers poured into Ireland last night, the Westlife manager claimed the huge event was just an ego trip for organisers.
In an interview to be published later this week, Louis even went so far as to describe the whole thing as an ego trip for the organisers.
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But I do agree that David Cameron has no need to waste his breath or offer sweeteners as temptation for this vote which some of us see as an ego trip for Salmond and Sturgeon.
Instead, she's caught up in a big ego trip, having sex with a much younger guy.
RESIDENTS of the Prince of Wales's model village were divided over a Cabinet minister's suggestion that their homes were born of a Royal ego trip.