Definition of narcissist in English:



  • A person who has an excessive interest in or admiration of themselves.

    ‘narcissists who think the world revolves around them’
    • ‘narcissists preening themselves in front of the mirror’
    • ‘They are self-absorbed narcissists.’
    • ‘At best, he's a vain, insecure man; at worst, he's a paranoid megalomaniac narcissist.’
    • ‘They are cunningly manipulative narcissists devoid of consciences.’
    • ‘Dimitri was, unfortunately, a narcissist.’
    • ‘It makes him look like a narcissist, a guy who's just doing what he wants to do.’
    • ‘Some of the country's most successful companies are run by narcissists.’
    • ‘Narcissists look for mates with very high social status (for example, looks or success) which complements an inflated sense of self.’
    • ‘The truth is, I generally just focus in on myself, the narcissist that I am.’
    • ‘She's a narcissist, striving to impress her tawdry wannabe high-brow friends.’
    • ‘Since narcissists are very concerned about appearance, they're likely to be well-groomed and fashionable.’
    • ‘Male or female, narcissists are the quintessential sharks: Self-confidence and charm make them highly appealing in the early stages of attraction.’
    • ‘Many of these couples who display the dance of pursuer/avoider are composed of a borderline partner married to a narcissist partner.’
    • ‘Not everyone who exhibits narcissist tendencies is a narcissist.’



/ˈnärsəsəst/ /ˈnɑrsəsəst/