Definitions

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  • n. Excessive use of the pronoun we.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Excessive use of the pronoun we; -- called also weism.

Etymologies

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Blend of we and egotism

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  • JM says we should not be guilty of wegotism, but we won't, will we?

    February 24, 2009

  • An excessive use of the pronoun "we" in writing, particularly in editorials.

    Sounds like a newly coined word, but apparently it originated in 1797, according to the OED.

    February 15, 2008