Definition of Ego trip
1. Noun. An act undertaken to increase your own power and influence or to draw attention to your own importance.
Generic synonyms: Aggrandisement, Aggrandizement, Elevation
Definition of Ego trip
1. Noun. Self-aggrandizement; an act undertaken to increase one's own power and influence or to draw attention to one's own importance. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Ego trip
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1. Modernising Public Appointments by John Viney, Judith Osborne (1995)
"ego trip: Extra-governmental organisations in the United Kingdom and their accountability edited by Stuart Weir and Wendy Hall.The Democratic Audit of the ..."
2. Solutions for Secretaries of Small NPO's by Gene L. Warner (2007)
"If an ego trip, maybe you should just forget the whole thing. Having said all that, to get your corporation up and running, you'll need to call some ..."
3. Fasting: The Ultimate Diet by Allan Cott (1997)
"It was an ego trip to fast like the grownups. I fasted once a year for a few years, and then I went to pot—literally. For about the next 15 years I led the ..."
4. Report of the Commission on Protecting and Reducing Government Secrecy edited by Fred Thompson (1999)
"... because of an ego trip, they just like sitting down with a reporter and talking, hearing their own voice, or any number of possible reasons. ..."
5. Personal Finance by Robert S. Rosefsky (2001)
"Vanity Rackets The price of an ego trip can be high indeed. Vanity rackets prey on the desire of so many people to be recognized. Ads offer to publish your ..."
6. Expanding the Boundaries of Self Beyond the Limit of Traditional Thought by Oliver H. Jobson (2005)
"Talk about being on an ego trip and playing psychological warfare! Even Aristotle, the father of philosophy, a great thinker, forgot that he was born of ..."
7. Hackoff.com: An Historic Murder Mystery Set in the Internet Bubble and Rubble by Tom Evslin (2006)
"... of course, its all about what's in it for them but it's better for us when they're in it for the money than when they get carried away on an ego trip. ..."