|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|egocentric (ˌiːɡəʊˈsɛntrɪk, ˌɛɡ-)|
|1.||regarding everything only in relation to oneself; self-centred; selfish|
|2.||philosophy pertaining to a theory in which everything is considered in relation to the self: an egocentric universe|
|3.||a self-centred person; egotist|
egocentric e·go·cen·tric (ē'gō-sěn'trĭk, ěg'ō-)
Marked by extreme concentration of attention upon oneself; self-centered.
Preoccupied with one's own concerns.