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Adjective: selfish  sel-fish
  1. Concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others
    "Selfish men were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the sacred cause of civil rights";
    - self-interested

See also: egocentric, egoistic, egoistical, egotistic, egotistical, inconsiderate, narcissistic, self-centered [US], self-centred [Brit, Cdn], self-loving, self-seeking, self-serving, stingy, ungenerous

Antonym: unselfish

Encyclopedia: Selfish