adjective self·same \ˈself-ˌsām\

: exactly the same

Full Definition of SELFSAME

:  being the one mentioned or in question :  identical <left the selfsame day>
self·same·ness \-ˌsām-nəs, -ˈsām-\ noun

Examples of SELFSAME

  1. <that's the selfsame man who once helped me>

First Known Use of SELFSAME

15th century


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