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ego-tripper

Someone who is apt to act in a superior and self-centered manner. Don't get coffee for that ego-tripper—you're not one of his lowly interns. The boss must be a real ego tripper—I mean, he named a building after himself!
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ego tripper

n. a person who habitually goes on an ego trip. Not another ego tripper running for public office!
See also: ego, tripper
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She speaks for many of us who cheered a 'Labour' victory back in 1997 and I would remind people that the Millennium Dome fiasco was the first ego-trip Blair undertook and how he has been manically ego-tripping ever since.
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Ellis may have done good things in his first spell at the Villa but since he came back 20+ years ago he has run the club as his own personal ego-trip. Ellis should go and the Witton Lane stand (I can't bring myself to say its current name) should be renamed the Barton Saunders Stand after two men who have genuinely achieved something for Aston Villa.