one's old self

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of one's old self

: the person that one normally or truly is
  • She was her old self again after some sleep.
  • She never quite returned to her old self after the illness.

Word by Word Definitions

old play
  1. : dating from the remote past : ancient

  2. : persisting from an earlier time

  3. : of long standing

  1. : one of a specified age

  2. : old or earlier time

self play
  1. : myself, himself, herself

  1. : identical, same

  2. : belonging to oneself : own

  3. : having a single character or quality throughout

  1. : the entire person of an individual

  2. : the realization or embodiment of an abstraction

  3. : an individual's typical character or behavior

  1. : inbreed

  2. : to pollinate with pollen from the same flower or plant

  3. : to undergo self-pollination

  1. : oneself or itself

  2. : of oneself or itself

  3. : by oneself or itself


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