how to pronounce selfish

/ˈsɛlfɪʃ/

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selfish is pronounced in two syllables

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sɛlfɪʃ

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An example use of selfish in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… even if you're selfish where you say i …”

meanings of selfish

adjective:

  1. Having regard for oneself above others' well-being.
  2. Holding one's own self-interest as the standard for decision making.

words with pronunciation similar to selfish

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