self-confessed

adjective

self-con·​fessed ˌself-kən-ˈfest How to pronounce self-confessed (audio)
: openly acknowledged by oneself : avowed
self-confessedly adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1746, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-confessed was in 1746

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Cite this Entry

“Self-confessed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-confessed. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

self-confessed

adjective

self-con·​fessed
ˌself-kən-ˈfest
: openly admitted by oneself
a self-confessed forger
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