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When you have a huge amount of interest invessted in yourself, or when you don't think about the wants and needs of others.
David Vaughan is the most selfish person I have ever known. He is a total crap monkey
by The Mysterious October 21, 2003
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what everyone in the world is. absolutely no one living on this planet can call themselves "not selfish". its human nature. telling someone to not be selfish is like telling someone to stop being human.

but many people mistake selfishness for greed.

you may be the most generous person on the planet, but if you even WANT the feel-good feeling of giving, you're selfish.
Person 1: hey stop being selfish and give me some of your money!

Person 2: you're telling me to not be human. by the way, i believe that i deserve to keep this money because i worked for it and you stood home on your ass watching reruns of Friends. i dont need to give you anything.

Person 1: ....... fuck you.
by think outside the box November 26, 2006
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Taking a selfie with a fish..
I dived deep near the coral with a chunk of salami stuck in my hear, waited, and as the piranha approach and opened her jaws for a bite, i took the picture. That's how i one first price in the selfish contest!
by turkishcoffe May 20, 2014
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Having desires that conflict with the selfishness of others.
A: "I'm getting my appendectomy tomorrow. I need to save this money for copay."
B: "How could you be so selfish? Spending money on "necessary operations" left and right, and meanwhile my wife and I can't pay the television bill. I can't believe you could be so - "
A: "Get the fuck out."
B: "But I need - "
A: "OUT."
by Arthritis July 27, 2009
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The act of putting yourself before the team. Doing something for yourself, rather then your team.
Erin, being selfish, wore her steel cleats into a public place.

The coach was selfish and took the two best players out of the game to punish the rest of the team.
by shawtyisakilla April 03, 2010
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