self-appointed

adjective self-ap·point·ed \ ˌself-ə-ˈpȯin-təd \

Definition of self-appointed

: appointed by oneself : self-proclaimed

First Known Use of self-appointed

1792

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SELF-APPOINTED Defined for English Language Learners

self-appointed

Definition of self-appointed for English Language Learners

  • : thinking of yourself as having a particular position, job, responsibility, etc., without considering the opinions or wishes of other people



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