noun Date: 1632 a self-seeking person

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  • self-seeker — [self′sē′kər] n. a person who seeks only or mainly to further his or her own interests self seeking n., adj …   English World dictionary

  • Self-seeker — Self seek er, n. One who seeks only his own interest, advantage, or pleasure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-seeker — /self see keuhr/, n. a person who seeks his or her own interest or selfish ends. [1625 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-seeker — noun A self seeking person …   Wiktionary

  • self-seeker — /sɛlf ˈsikə/ (say self seekuh) noun someone who seeks his or her own interest or selfish ends …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-seeker — n. Selfish person …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • self-seeker — noun a person who places expediency above principle • Syn: ↑opportunist • Derivationally related forms: ↑opportunist (for: ↑opportunist), ↑opportunism (for: ↑opportunist) …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-seeking — adjective pursuing one s own welfare and interests before those of others. Derivatives self seeker noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • self-seeking — adj. & n. seeking one s own welfare before that of others. Derivatives: self seeker n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self-help — wiktionarySelf help or self improvement refers to self guided improvement APA Dictionary of Psychology , 1st ed., Gary R. VandenBos, ed., Washington: American Psychological Association, 2007.] economically, intellectually, or emotionally most… …   Wikipedia

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