self-ad·​ver·​tise·​ment ˌself-ˌad-vər-ˈtīz-mənt How to pronounce self-advertisement (audio)
plural self-advertisements
: the act of advertising and promoting oneself : self-promotion
was only interested in self-advertisement
… nearly as frank in his confessions as he was exuberant in his self-advertisementsAdam Begley

Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-advertisement was in 1837

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“Self-advertisement.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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