self-confessed

adjective
self-con·fessed | \ˌself-kən-ˈfest \

Definition of self-confessed 

: openly acknowledged by oneself : avowed

Other Words from self-confessed

self-confessedly \ˌself-kən-ˈfe-səd-lē, -ˈfest-lē \ adverb

First Known Use of self-confessed

1746, in the meaning defined above

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self-confessed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of self-confessed

: freely and openly admitting that you are a particular type of person

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