ego-tripper

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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!

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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The Marcoses are such power players and ego-trippers,' said a teacher in a rally at the Citizen's Assembly in Manila.
At varying levels of intensity all F1 drivers are ego-trippers desperate to bask in the glory of dash and daring antics at 200-plus mph aiming for the narrowest of gaps left by the guy ahead ...
Politicians like Howarth are the best allies these hysterical ego-trippers have.
You have 'ego-trippers' and the always dangerous 'wealthy but bad' players mingled in with two top ranked winners in Mel Judah and Phil Ivey.
The 'ego-trippers' are in every pot which Ivey plays, often dumping chips on him in the process, while the 'wanna-be's' are lapping up the attention, often making ridiculous comments in a vain attempt to attract attention from the numerous cameramen who are doing the rounds.
The end of her main piece about Princess Diana last Friday finished with the sentence, ``Get the C-list ego-trippers out of there.'' In fact, the last sentence was meant to be the previous one, the more fitting, ``And the rest is history.''
"It's not jammed with ego-trippers. It is more relaxed and there's nothing like the intense pressure and politics you feel all the time in Formula One.
It is no longer good enough to leave it to the party time-servers and ego-trippers.
I can certainly think of several ego-trippers who should take the tip.